Asset Protection

Can a Trust Help with Asset Protection?

/ By: Geoffrey H. Garrett, Estate Planning Attorney

Category: asset protection

Throughout your lifetime you undoubtedly work toward building your estate assets so that you can live comfortably during your Golden Years and – hopefully — have a nice nest egg left to pass down to...

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Estate Plan

When Should You Update Your Estate Plan?

/ By: Geoffrey H. Garrett, Estate Planning Attorney

Category: Estate Planning

Estate planning statistics are typically not encouraging in the United States. Despite knowing how important is to have a comprehensive estate plan in place, less than half of all Americans have one. Moreover, those who...

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Avoid Probate

Why Is It So Important to Try and Avoid Probate?

/ By: Geoffrey H. Garrett, Estate Planning Attorney

Category: Probate

Although the primary purpose of an estate plan is typically to determine what will happen to estate assets upon the death of the individual creating the estate plan, most people also include a number of...

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conservatorship

What Is Conservatorship?

/ By: Geoffrey H. Garrett, Estate Planning Attorney

Category: Elder Law

As we age, so do our parents, grandparents, and other older family members. Sometimes, the natural aging process can take its toll on a loved one’s physical and mental abilities, leaving them unable to safely...

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