How Estate Planning Gives You Control and Protection

How Estate Planning Gives You Control and Protection

Pitt & Emison Estate Planning

Estate planning is often about control and protection: Generally, people want to ensure that they maintain control of their assets while they are living as well as protect their assets as much as possible. Depending your age and individual circumstances, revocable living trusts or irrevocable trusts are commonly used to achieve your desired level of asset protection and asset control. ...
Estate Planning Basics

Estate Planning Basics

Pitt & Emison Estate Planning

Imagine that you had to give away all of your belongings tomorrow. Do you know how you would want to distribute them? Will everything go to your spouse, or will children, charities, or others receive something from you?  Suppose that the government will levy taxes on your right to transfer your property to others.  How will these taxes be paid? ...
Celebrity Estate Planning Blunders

Celebrity Estate Planning Blunders

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Actors seem to have it all, but money and fame do not prevent poor estate planning! Although most of us will never have tens of millions of dollars in our estates, the planning mistakes of these celebrities illustrate why having a well-designed estate plan is essential. Comedian, Robin Williams, left the majority of his estate to his three children, and ...