Understanding Living Trusts

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Contrary to what you've probably heard, a will may not be the best plan for you and your family. That's primarily because a will does not avoid probate when you die. A will must be validated by the probate court before it can be enforced.

Also, because a will can only go into effect after you die, it provides no protection if you become physically or mentally incapacitated. So the court could easily take control of your assets before you die—a concern of millions of older Americans and their families.

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Original Article Source Credits:   Estate Planning , https://www.estateplanning.com/

Article Written By:  Vickie Schumacher

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