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Why do I need an attorney to draft my trust?

Trusts are designed to survive you. They are drafted before they are needed. For this very reason, you cannot draft a trust based solely on the “here and now.” Beneficiaries (those you want to leave money to) get married, get divorced, re-marry, have step-children, etc. Some may develop an alcohol … [Read more...]

What is a Gun Trust?

A Gun Trust is a revocable living trust that becomes the legal owner of any firearms purchased by it or transferred to it. As the description implies, it can be revoked at any time and amended for any reason. Gun Trusts have gained popularity over the past several years for purchasers of NFA weapons … [Read more...]

The Importance of Keeping Track of Usernames & Passwords

Five sons, in London, discovered that the IPad inherited from their mother, who had died of cancer, was essentially a $500 paperweight. The reason? They did not know the passcode to unlock the devise; nor did they have their mother's ITunes account info. Despite sending Apple a copy of their … [Read more...]

What is a Trust?

A Trust is a legal concept that allows a Trustee to hold assets on behalf of an individual (Beneficiary). Trusts can be set up in many different ways and for many different purposes. Some are drafted to avoid Probate (Succession in Louisiana); some to avoid taxes. The most common Trust, however, is … [Read more...]