January 29

Should I have a Living TRUST as part of my estate plan?

Should I have a Living TRUST as part of my estate plan?

In deciding whether to use a Will or a Revocable Living Trust as part of your estate plan, the primary issue is the avoidance of probate proceedings upon the second death. Wills and estates lawyers say that your estate will be subject to probate proceedings if a Will is used, but generally can be avoided.