How to Avoid the Estate Tax

There are many techniques for avoiding the estate tax, some of which are complicated and expensive to implement. However, there are some very simple steps one can take to avoid, or at least minimize, the estate tax. First, what most people do not realize is that everything...
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The Benefits of Revocable Trusts

Advertisements, seminars and books which promote revocable living trusts foster the misconception that probate is an evil to be avoided. Living trusts are also touted as devices which avoid estate taxes and protect assets from long-term health care costs.

The reality is that probate is usually not a difficult...

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