Five Reasons Why Living Trusts are not for Everyone.

Five Reasons Why Living Trusts are not for Everyone.

One of the most common things I hear from my estate planning clients is that they want to “avoid probate.”  So, I’ve started asking them “why?”  They tell me one of two things: first, they have heard that probate is expensive, or secondly, they don’t know why.  In 1965, Norman F. Dacey published his well-known book How to Avoid Probate! Norman F. Dacey, while not an attorney himself, instructs the public to transfer everything they own into a Living Trust using one of the forms in the back of his book. 

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