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Q&A: Estate Planning
Are beneficiaries entitled to information about a living trust before they inherit?
Are life insurance benefits subject to the estate tax?
Can a beneficiary also be a witness to my will?
Can a power of attorney have more than one agent?
Can I avoid estate taxes with a basic living trust?
Can I cancel probate for an old and diminished estate?
Can I control what happens to property I leave to my husband?
Can I disinherit an adopted child?
Can I disinherit my son?
Can I keep control over large cash gifts to a child?
Can I make a conditional gift in my will?
Can I make a special needs trust without a lawyer?
Can I make a tax-free gift to someone outside the country?
Can I pay my health care agent for overseeing my wishes?
Can I use a Nolo living trust to make a gun trust?
Can money stay in a child's trust permanently?
Can my brother prevent me from inheriting because I'm adopted?
Can my dad quitclaim property to me instead of leaving it by will?
Can my husband and I make a joint will?
Can our mother name just one child to act for her if she becomes incapacitated?
Can the agent of a financial power of attorney be paid?
Can we contest our father's will?
Can we keep a child's money out of the hands of an irresponsible adult?
Do I have to be in my home state when I make my will?
Do I have to leave Dad's house now that he's gone?
Do I inherit my mother's debts?
Do I need a will if I own almost nothing?
Do I share in my husband's inheritance of his mom's house?
Does a name change mean I have to update my living trust?
Does my will have to be notarized?
How do I amend my living trust?
How do I claim my child's assets if there is no will?
How do I conduct transactions under a power of attorney?
How do I provide for my pet's care after I die?
How do I set up a payable-on-death account?
How do I transfer money market funds after death?
I think someone changed my grandmother's trust -- what should I do?
I'm going on a long vacation. Should I make a financial power of attorney?
If I become incapacitated, will I need a durable power of attorney if I already have a living trust?
If I don't write a will, will my stepmother inherit some of my property?
If I name a trust as beneficiary of my retirement plan, when is income tax due?
If I name beneficiaries for my bank accounts, should I include them in my will?
If I serve as agent under a financial power of attorney, am I personally responsible for debts?
If one owner of property held in joint tenancy dies, who pays the mortgage?
Is a power of attorney still valid if its maker dies?
Is property in a living trust at risk in a lawsuit?
Must 401(k) plan beneficiaries pay income tax on withdrawals?
My dad died and I don't know whether he left a will. What should I do?
Should I make a will online?
Should I put joint tenancy property into a living trust as well?
Should I put my health care wishes in my will?
Was it legal to use my mother-in-law's credit card?
We don't trust the trustee -- what should we do?
What form do I use to be sure doctors pull the plug?
What happens to a parent's share of the family home upon death?
What if living trust beneficiaries can't agree on what to do with the property?
What if my child's appointed guardian can't handle money?
What if my loved one does not receive government benefits?
What is a "third-party" special needs trust?
What is a power of attorney and what makes it "durable"?
What is a testamentary special needs trust?
What is a testator?
What is an irrevocable special needs trust?
What is Per Stirpes?
What is the best way to update my will?
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