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SO YOU HAVE A LIVING TRUST…NOW WHAT

An estate plan centered around a Revocable Living Trust ("Living Trust") can be extremely beneficial to you and your family. The biggest advantages of a Living Trust are that it avoids probate upon your death, it avoids guardianship court proceedings in the event you become disabled, and it remains private, both during your lifetime and after your death. The catch is that it only works if you properly fund your Living Trust after you create it!What is funding? Funding is the process of changing the ownership of your assets so that they are...
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Navigant’S TOP TEN NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS TO REALLY TAKE CARE OF FAMILY BUSINESS

Most of us make New Year’s resolutions to be a better version of the person we are: thinner, more patient, more organized. This year, how about resolving to take care of family business? Interested? Raise your hand and read the following aloud:Organ Donation: I resolve to make a choice about being an organ donor: Save your family from making hard choices by setting a gift in advance. Specify limitations: no gift, internal organs only, whole body to science. Put donor provisions in a will, sign an anatomical gift declaration and the back...
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