Living Trusts

FDIC Releases New Simplified Rules for Coverage for Living Trusts

Posted on: October 26th, 2008
This is the Press Release issued by the FDIC (emphasis added): The FDIC’s Board of Directors today adopted changes to simplify the rules for determining the coverage available on revocable trust accounts – commonly called payable-on-death accounts or living trust accounts....

Beyond the Basics – a Trio of Considerations for Succession Planning

Posted on: May 16th, 2008
When doing estate planning, one needs to consider to whom to leave one’s property, which is usually not much of a problem....

Real Estate and Living Trusts – Things to Consider

Posted on: July 19th, 2007
Living Trusts are a common estate planning technique for avoiding probate and facilitating management of assets in the event of incapacity. ...

Play Dumb to Find a Good Lawyer?

Posted on: June 23rd, 2007
Today I came across a question and answer column on the Raleigh News and Observer website called "Ask Holly." ...

Educate Yourself to Help Avoid Living Trust Scams

Posted on: April 26th, 2007
This article on the website of the National Consumer Law Center provides a glossary of living trust related terms, description of common scams, educational resources, and more....

Living Trusts Article in USA Today quotes NC Attorney General

Posted on: February 15th, 2007
The February 9, 2007 issue of USA Today contained an article on Living Trusts. I found the article to provide a good overview of living trusts and their advantages and disadvantages. However, a few things deserve comment:...
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