Living trusts simplified! Protect your family and avoid probate with this bestselling guide
Death may be inevitable, but probate doesn’t have to be. By creating a living trust, your property will bypass lengthy and expensive probate proceedings and go directly to the people you’ve designated, quickly and easily.
Make Your Own Living Trust explains how to create a living trust, transfer property to the trust, and amend or revoke the trust at any time. Use this book to:
decide whether a living trust is right for your family
create a probate-avoiding trust or an estate-tax-saving AB trust
name beneficiaries to inherit your assets
appoint someone to manage trust property inherited by children
keep control over trust property while you live
appoint someone to manage trust property if needed
understand how to transfer all types of assets to your trust, including real estate, stocks, jewelry, art or business assets
Make Your Own Living Trust includes all the forms you need to create your own trust, plus step-by-step instructions for filling them out. Completely updated and revised, this edition includes the latest tax and legal information, including updated information about the federal estate tax.