The Living Trust Myth

The Living Trust Myth

I dedicate this front page article to addressing myths and “shiny objects” that don’t work. This month, I’d like to address one of the sacrosanct beliefs held by all respectable and educated persons — namely, that trusts avoid probate.   HERE’S THE MYTH:...
Why Did I Become a Lawyer?

Why Did I Become a Lawyer?

Why did I become a lawyer? I’ve been a lawyer for about 20 years. The reason I personally went to law school was to figure out how the world works (and do you have the opportunity to make more money). Prior to going to law school, I was a musician, and I have to admit...
I Inherited a House

I Inherited a House

“I inherited a house, but my brother or sister won’t move out!” Did your mom or dad die, and then your brother or sister moved into their house and won’t move out? Did your mom or dad record a “Beneficiary Deed” stating that when they die, you and your siblings are to...