GOLD WILL (Testamentary trust Will)

Save this PDF as:
 WORD  PNG  TXT  JPG

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "GOLD WILL (Testamentary trust Will)"

Transcription

1 ESTATE PLANNING SERVICES NO HIDDEN EXTRAS OR SURPRISES: Prices include the following: Home visit to gather information: Qualified lawyers reviewing the drafts and finalising the documents with you: Full signing service at our offices: All amendments up to day of signing and 30 days beyond: All telephone calls and s: Annual review: 1 hour consultation for executors. BRONZE WILL The Bronze Will service is designed for the client with a straight forward and uncomplicated estate and distribution needs comprising liquid assets [cash, bank accounts, insurance policies, share portfolio etc] and personal property [jewellery, car, ornaments, photographs etc]. The Bronze Will provides for the appointment of executors and guardians, distributes personal gifts by way of a gift list, cash gifts and residue. Single Will - $ Couple $ SILVER WILL The Silver Will service is designed for clients with more specific wishes. You may include wishes such as alternate executors or guardians, alternate additional beneficiaries, children s or pet trusts or a disabled discretionary trust for a dependent relative. Single $ Couple $ GOLD WILL (Testamentary trust Will) The Gold Will service is designed for clients with more complex estates and distribution needs. You may include wishes such as dealing with multiple investment properties, business interests, protective property trusts, lifetime interests and resolving blended family issues. Single $ Couple $1,497.00

2 ESTATE PLANNING PACKAGES Add an Enduring Power of Attorney (EPA) with your Will for additional financial protection. In the event of your temporary or permanent incapacitation an EPA provides protection to ensure that financial decisions can be made on your behalf. An EPA can be used to deal with property, bank accounts, other finances and the exercise of many other legal rights. The nominated attorney, often the executor(s) will be able to step in and make decisions, or give effect to decisions that have already been made by you as well as manage the day to day finances. BRONZE WILL PLUS PACKAGE Single $ (Save $40) Couple $ (Save $80) SILVER WILL PLUS PACKAGE Single $ (Save $40) Couple $1, (Save $80) GOLD WILL PLUS PACKAGE Single - $1, (Save $40) Couple - $1, (Save $80) Prices exclude any Landgate registration fees, if applicable, for each Enduring Power of Attorney

3 ULTIMATE LEGAL PACKS The Ultimate Legal Packs contain the Will of your choice, Enduring Power of Attorney, plus an Enduring Power of Guardianship (EPG) An EPG ensures your health and welfare needs can be met in the event of incapacitation. This represents great value for money as well as complete and comprehensive protection BRONZE ULTIMATE LEGAL PACK Single - $ (Save $55) Couple - $ (Save $110) SILVER ULTIMATE LEGAL PACK Single - $ (Save $55) Couple - $1, (Save $110) GOLD ULTIMATE LEGAL PACK Single - $1, (Save $55) Couple - $1, (Save $110) Prices exclude any Landgate registration fee, if applicable, for each Enduring Power of Attorney

4 - QUICK GUIDES TO OTHER SERVICES - ENDURING POWER OF ATTORNEY [EPA] $ per person (+ Landgate registration fee, if applicable) Provides protection for the client to ensure that decisions can be made dealing with property, bank accounts, other finances and the exercise of many other legal rights, should the client suffer a temporary or permanent disability or is away on holidays. The nominated attorney, usually the executor(s) will be able to step in and make decisions, or give effect to decisions that have already been made by the client as well as manage the day to day finances. ENDURING POWER OF GUARDIANSHIP [EPG] $ per person The difference between an Advanced Health Directive and an Enduring Power of Guardianship is that the EPG allows the individual to specify the people they wish to empower with the future decisions on their medical and housing care. SAVE $40 BY BUYING EPA and EPG together just $240 ADVANCED HEALTH DIRECTIVE (LIVING WILL) - $195 per person The ability to be in control of medical and health circumstances in the future is important to many people and this service allows clients to give advance direction on what should happen should their future health deteriorate. This service also provides peace of mind to families in that the person's wishes are known and therefore no family member needs to make the extremely difficult decisions about terminal care of a loved one.

5 ADDITIONAL SERVICES AND FEES Probate/Letters of Administration (LOA) - with or without a Will Executors assist and support FIXED FEE FIXED FEE (With both the above services the initial consultation is FREE when fee is determined) (Fees for Probate/LOA will include Court fees, requisitions and other costs). Supervise and arrange home signing of Wills, EPoA, EPoG, AHD - $ Change ownership of property from Joint Tenants to Tenants in Common - $ Survivorship application $375 (Landgate fees for a Title Search or registration may apply and are additional when changing property ownership. For current Landgate fees see the appropriate website: DOCUMENT STORAGE provided by StoreMyDocs Pty Ltd (see attached leaflet A secure document storage service is provided with every product to ensure that documents are kept safely for the client for the eventual use that they are intended. Any number of paper documents can be stored together in the facility, Wills, house deeds, personal letters, EPA s, EPG s, Living Wills, insurance policies, passports, marriage and birth certificates etc. Fixed fee for life - $52.00 per annum IF THERE IS ANY OTHER MATTER YOU NEED ASSISTANCE WITH PLEASE CALL US ON (08) or These descriptions and services are correct at the time of production of this document 01/03/2015 and may be subject to alteration by way of legislation or product changes

6 Things to think about before your meeting Our Estate Planning Consultant will be looking forward to meeting with you to take your instructions. This is a list of things you should think about before your meeting. It may be useful to write your thoughts down, but it is not essential. All of the matters below are discussed in detail at your meeting. 1. THINK who your Executors should be. These people (usually 1 to 4) administer your estate, you can also nominate backup Executors. 2. THINK who should care for your minor children upon your death. 3. THINK about any specific gifts of assets or money (including to charities) that you wish to make. It is not essential to make specific gifts. 4. THINK who the main beneficiaries should be of the remainder of your assets and estate. 5. THINK who your backup beneficiaries should be (e.g. if a beneficiary dies do their children get their share?) 6. THINK at what age your beneficiaries should take control of their entitlement, e.g. you may want minor children to get everything at 21 or 25 instead of THINK who might want to challenge your Will. If a challenge is likely our Consultant may refer you to our lawyer before preparing your draft. 8. THINK who your Attorneys and Guardians should be. These people care for you if you lose mental capacity before your death, For your information: Divorce or marriage may revoke your Will. Family Trust assets do not form part of your estate. Business assets may not form part of your estate. If you have any questions about your personal situation please contact us.

PRESTIGE SOLICITORS & ASSOCIATES

PRESTIGE SOLICITORS & ASSOCIATES WILL KIT Peace of mind for your whole family Level 1, 221 Merrylands Road MERRYLANDS NSW 2160 Phone: (02) 9637 5011 Fax: (02) 9637 5022 Email: admin@prestigesolicitors.com.au DISCLAIMER: Prestige Solicitors

More information

harris law Succession Planning Explanatory Notes lawyers + consultants solutions

harris law Succession Planning Explanatory Notes lawyers + consultants solutions harris law solutions Succession Planning Explanatory Notes lawyers + consultants Level 7 320 Adelaide Street Brisbane QLD 4000 GPO Box 2918 Brisbane QLD 4001 Ph: (07) 3211 8144 A Succession Plan (or Estate

More information

WILLS & POWERS OF ATTORNEY GENERAL INFORMATION

WILLS & POWERS OF ATTORNEY GENERAL INFORMATION ESTATE PLANNING WILLS & POWERS OF ATTORNEY GENERAL INFORMATION OUR SERVICE OVERVIEW WILLS At MCP we strongly recommend our clients have a valid Will. This is the best way to ensure that your assets are

More information

ESTATE PLANNING FACTS

ESTATE PLANNING FACTS (A 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Corporation) ESTATE PLANNING FACTS What is a Will? A Will is a legal document declaring how an estate is to be distributed after death. The Will states who the executor is and outlines

More information

Wills, Power of Attorney & Enduring Guardianship

Wills, Power of Attorney & Enduring Guardianship Wills, Power of Attorney & Enduring Guardianship What is a Will? A Will is a written legal document by which the person making it sets out how he or she wishes their property to be distributed after their

More information

Organizing Your Assets: Estate Planning

Organizing Your Assets: Estate Planning Estate Planning Chapter 8 Organizing Your Assets: Estate Planning In This Chapter, Learn: Whether You Should Have a Will or Trust What Happens if You Don t Have a Will Whether You Need an Attorney to Create

More information

WILLS AND ESTATES MAKING A WILL, OBTAINING GRANTS OF REPRESENTATION, DISPUTES & CLAIMS AGAINST A DECEASED ESTATE & ESTATE PLANNING

WILLS AND ESTATES MAKING A WILL, OBTAINING GRANTS OF REPRESENTATION, DISPUTES & CLAIMS AGAINST A DECEASED ESTATE & ESTATE PLANNING WILLS AND ESTATES MAKING A WILL, OBTAINING GRANTS OF REPRESENTATION, DISPUTES & CLAIMS AGAINST A DECEASED ESTATE & ESTATE PLANNING The most difficult time in any person s life is when a loved one is ill

More information

Making a will and a lasting power of attorney. Fact sheet

Making a will and a lasting power of attorney. Fact sheet Making a will and a lasting power of attorney Fact sheet Introduction Putting in place arrangements for what happens to your estate after your death is a sensible step for the future security of your family.

More information

PREPARING YOUR WILL WHY HAVE A WILL. The first reason for having a Will is to provide an orderly administration of your estate that ensures

PREPARING YOUR WILL WHY HAVE A WILL. The first reason for having a Will is to provide an orderly administration of your estate that ensures PREPARING YOUR WILL WHY HAVE A WILL The first reason for having a Will is to provide an orderly administration of your estate that ensures that your assets are distributed amongst those that you wish to

More information

INHERITANCE & ESTATE PLANNING

INHERITANCE & ESTATE PLANNING Chapter Seven INHERITANCE & ESTATE PLANNING Estate planning is the process of determining how the assets you own at the time of your death your estate will be distributed after your death. The distribution

More information

Understanding estate planning

Understanding estate planning Version 4.2 This document provides some additional information to help you understand the financial planning concepts discussed in the SOA in relation to. Important information This document has been published

More information

ESTATE PLANNING AND POWERS OF ATTORNEY

ESTATE PLANNING AND POWERS OF ATTORNEY chapter 13 ESTATE PLANNING AND POWERS OF ATTORNEY We all know that we will eventually die. At the same time, no one likes to dwell on the prospect of his or her own death. But if you, your parents, or

More information

- 1 - Keelins Lawyers Level 4, 459 Little Collins Street, Melbourne 3000 Facsimile (03) 9252 0699

- 1 - Keelins Lawyers Level 4, 459 Little Collins Street, Melbourne 3000 Facsimile (03) 9252 0699 - 1 - Instructions to prepare Will and Powers of Attorney To: Keelins Lawyers Level 4, 459 Little Collins Street, Melbourne 3000 Facsimile (03) 9252 0699 INSTRUCTION SHEET AND THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION

More information

ESTATE PLANNING QUESTIONNAIRE

ESTATE PLANNING QUESTIONNAIRE ESTATE PLANNING QUESTIONNAIRE Please bring a piece of photo ID to the meeting, as the Law Society requires us to take a copy of photo identification of all of our clients. COMMUNICATION: How do you wish

More information

WILLS, LIVING WILLS AND DURABLE MEDICAL POWERS OF ATTORNEY LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT

WILLS, LIVING WILLS AND DURABLE MEDICAL POWERS OF ATTORNEY LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT WILLS, LIVING WILLS AND DURABLE MEDICAL POWERS OF ATTORNEY THE ROBINS AFB PREVENTIVE LAW SERIES LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OFFICE OF THE STAFF JUDGE ADVOCATE ROBINS AFB, GEORGIA THIS PAMPHLET ANSWERS FREQUENTLY

More information

ESTATE PLANNING. Remember, estate planning is based on the idea that when you prepare in advance, you can prevent problems down the road.

ESTATE PLANNING. Remember, estate planning is based on the idea that when you prepare in advance, you can prevent problems down the road. ESTATE PLANNING INTRODUCTION: Estate planning is a process that involves people, assets, and your wishes. You should consider how your assets will be managed for your benefit if you are unable to do so,

More information

LASTING POWER OF ATTORNEY QUESTIONNAIRE

LASTING POWER OF ATTORNEY QUESTIONNAIRE LASTING POWER OF ATTORNEY QUESTIONNAIRE The purpose of this questionnaire is to gather the information needed to complete your LPA(s). We will need your full name and address etc and those of your attorneys

More information

WILLS & ESTATES ESTATE PLANNING

WILLS & ESTATES ESTATE PLANNING What is Estate Planning?...2 Estate Planning Should Include:...2 What is Power of Attorney?...2 What is a Representation Agreement?...3 What if you do not have a Power of Attorney or Representation Agreement?...3

More information

Consumer s Guide to. Estate Planning. Planning for Your Family Tree. www.littmankrooks.com. A Publication of

Consumer s Guide to. Estate Planning. Planning for Your Family Tree. www.littmankrooks.com. A Publication of Consumer s Guide to Estate Planning Planning for Your Family Tree www.littmankrooks.com A Publication of Elder Law, Estate Planning, Special Needs Planning 655 Third Ave. 399 Knollwood Rd. 21 Old Main

More information

Consumer Legal Guide. Your Guide to a Living Trust

Consumer Legal Guide. Your Guide to a Living Trust Consumer Legal Guide Your Guide to a Living Trust WHAT IS A LIVING TRUST? Most of us share the same objectives for our estate plan: 1) Provide for our spouse or dependent children; 2) distribute our property;

More information

Estate Planning. Some common tools used to help meet those particular needs include:

Estate Planning. Some common tools used to help meet those particular needs include: Estate Planning The Importance of Having an Estate Plan Having an estate plan is one of the most important things you can do for your family. It's not just about planning for estate taxes; it's about developing

More information

Estate Planning Fact Finder

Estate Planning Fact Finder Estate Planning Fact Finder A person's last actions require careful thought and planning. That thought and planning then requires proper implementation through a carefully drafted Will and Power of Attorney

More information

Presentation of Allan Haubrich, Q.C. Saint Paul's Hospital Foundation Planned Giving Seminar. Substitute Decision Making

Presentation of Allan Haubrich, Q.C. Saint Paul's Hospital Foundation Planned Giving Seminar. Substitute Decision Making Presentation of Allan Haubrich, Q.C Saint Paul's Hospital Foundation Planned Giving Seminar Why is a Substitute Decision Maker Needed Substitute Decision Making 1. Why do we need a substitute decision

More information

TABLE OF CONTENTS. Introduction---------------------------------------------------- 2. Should I Use a Lawyer for Estate Planning--------- 3

TABLE OF CONTENTS. Introduction---------------------------------------------------- 2. Should I Use a Lawyer for Estate Planning--------- 3 ESTATE PLANNING AND RELATED LEGAL ISSUES TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction---------------------------------------------------- 2 Should I Use a Lawyer for Estate Planning--------- 3 What Happens if I Die

More information

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS REGARDING WILLS, DECEASED ESTATES AND TRUSTS

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS REGARDING WILLS, DECEASED ESTATES AND TRUSTS FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS REGARDING WILLS, DECEASED ESTATES AND TRUSTS Q: What will happen if I die without having made a will? There are laws which determine who will inherit if a person dies intestate,

More information

The Basics of Estate Planning

The Basics of Estate Planning The Basics of Estate Planning Timothy A. Nordgren Attorney at Law McPherson, Rocamora, Nicholson & Nordgren, PLLC Two Different Phases of Estate Planning Planning in the event of your incapacity (you are

More information

WILLS, POWERS OF ATTORNEY, AND HEALTH CARE DIRECTIVES

WILLS, POWERS OF ATTORNEY, AND HEALTH CARE DIRECTIVES WILLS, POWERS OF ATTORNEY, AND HEALTH CARE DIRECTIVES Glossary Administrator Alternate Bequest Capable Codicil Consent Devise Estate Executor A person appointed by the courts to distribute the property

More information

MAKING A WILL A guide to help you

MAKING A WILL A guide to help you MAKING A WILL A guide to help you Death is not something we like to think about or plan for and of course no amount of planning can prevent the pain your loved ones will experience when you die. However,

More information

Insurance and estate planning. A Financial Planning Technical Guide

Insurance and estate planning. A Financial Planning Technical Guide Insurance and estate planning A Financial Planning Technical Guide 2 Insurance and estate planning Introduction 4 General insurance 4 Private health insurance 4 Personal insurance 5 Business insurance

More information

Self-directed support

Self-directed support Self-directed support Wills and trusts: leaving money to someone with a disability By writing a will and setting up a trust, you can make sure that a family member or friend with a disability will get

More information

Living Trust Overview

Living Trust Overview Living Trust Overview TABLE OF CONTENTS WHAT IS PROBATE AND WHY DO YOU WANT TO AVOID IT? 2 THE HIGH COST OF DYING 2 A REVOCABLE LIVING TRUST ELIMINATES PROBATE 3 HOW A LIVING TRUST WORKS 3 REVOCABLE LIVING

More information

A Guide to Wills and Estate Planning in Bermuda

A Guide to Wills and Estate Planning in Bermuda A Guide to Wills and Estate Planning in Bermuda Butterfield Trust (Bermuda) Limited 65 Front Street, Hamilton HM 12, Bermuda P. O. Box HM 195, Hamilton HM AX, Bermuda Telephone: (441) 299-3803 Facsimile:

More information

A Financial Planning Technical Guide

A Financial Planning Technical Guide Insurance and Estate Planning A Financial Planning Technical Guide Securitor Financial Group Limited ABN 48 009 189 495 AFSL 240687 Contents Introduction 1 General insurance 1 Private health insurance

More information

Asset Protection and Residential Care Subsidies

Asset Protection and Residential Care Subsidies Asset Protection and Residential Care Subsidies Legal Guide J u l y 2 0 1 3 NEW PLYMOUTH 1 Dawson Street Private Bag 2013 Phone (06) 768-3700 Fax (06) 768-3701 INGLEWOOD 92 Rata Street PO Box 28 Phone

More information

Basics of Estate Planning

Basics of Estate Planning Basics of Estate Planning THE CORNERSTONE OF ANY ESTATE PLAN ARE THE DOCUMENTS THAT SET FORTH YOUR WISHES FOR THE DISPOSITION AND OVERSIGHT OF YOUR ASSETS AT YOUR DEATH. IN ADDITION TO PROVIDING GUIDELINES

More information

isns wills Writing a will is a good idea. It is the best way to make sure that the things you own end up in the right hands after your death.

isns wills Writing a will is a good idea. It is the best way to make sure that the things you own end up in the right hands after your death. wills isns Writing a will is a good idea. It is the best way to make sure that the things you own end up in the right hands after your death. LEGALInformation Start Here SOCIETY OF NOVA SCOTIA What is

More information

A Guide to Wills following Divorce or Separation

A Guide to Wills following Divorce or Separation following Divorce or Separation Understand why it may be necessary to review or create a new Will. Understand the importance of protecting your estate. Understand the other considerations necessary when

More information

POWERS OF ATTORNEY WHAT IS A GENERAL POWER OF ATTORNEY?

POWERS OF ATTORNEY WHAT IS A GENERAL POWER OF ATTORNEY? What do you do if you want someone to help look after your affairs? What if you become unable to look after yourself or make decisions about your own affairs? Who can make decisions about your welfare

More information

www.step.org Why make a Lasting Power of Attorney?

www.step.org Why make a Lasting Power of Attorney? Why make a Lasting Power of Attorney? The professional body for trust and estate practitioners Why make a Lasting Power of Attorney? The The benefits benefits of of drawing drawing up up a will a will

More information

Robert J. Ross 1622 W. Colonial Parkway, Suite 201 (847) 358-5757 Inverness, Illinois 60067 Fax (847) 358-7088 Bob@RobertJRoss.com

Robert J. Ross 1622 W. Colonial Parkway, Suite 201 (847) 358-5757 Inverness, Illinois 60067 Fax (847) 358-7088 Bob@RobertJRoss.com Law Offices of Robert J. Ross 1622 W. Colonial Parkway, Suite 201 (847) 358-5757 Inverness, Illinois 60067 Fax (847) 358-7088 Bob@RobertJRoss.com ESTATE PLANNING Estate planning is more than simply signing

More information

STATUTORY SHORT FORM POWER OF ATTORNEY FOR PROPERTY. Includes Amendments Required By Public Act 96-1195 Form Valid July 1, 2011

STATUTORY SHORT FORM POWER OF ATTORNEY FOR PROPERTY. Includes Amendments Required By Public Act 96-1195 Form Valid July 1, 2011 STATUTORY SHORT FORM POWER OF ATTORNEY FOR PROPERTY Includes Amendments Required By Public Act 96-1195 Form Valid July 1, 2011 NOTICE TO THE INDIVIDUAL SIGNING THE ILLINOIS STATUTORY SHORT FORM POWER OF

More information

What s the Difference Between A Power of Attorney and a Guardianship?

What s the Difference Between A Power of Attorney and a Guardianship? What s the Difference Between A and a? And Which Would I Rather Have? What is a? Two kinds: Financial Medical Document which gives someone else authority to make medical decisions (medical power of attorney)

More information

Total Financial Solutions. Practical Perspectives on Estate Planning

Total Financial Solutions. Practical Perspectives on Estate Planning Total Financial Solutions Practical Perspectives on Estate Planning Contents Why estate planning? 2 A holistic approach 3 Where to start 4 Examine all aspects of your life to 4 ensure your estate plan

More information

Enduring Power of Attorney

Enduring Power of Attorney Protect your future with an Enduring Power of Attorney Life can be fragile an Enduring Power of Attorney means you can have peace of mind that someone you trust will make decisions for you if you can t

More information

Will Planning Guide. The spirit of humanity. from one generation to another. Canadian Red Cross

Will Planning Guide. The spirit of humanity. from one generation to another. Canadian Red Cross Will Planning Guide The spirit of humanity from one generation to another Canadian Red Cross Terms of Reference Executor Somebody named in a will or appointed by a court to carry out instructions contained

More information

A BEGINNERS GUIDE TO ESTATE PLANNING

A BEGINNERS GUIDE TO ESTATE PLANNING A BEGINNERS GUIDE TO ESTATE PLANNING What is Estate Planning? This can be described as a planning strategy aimed at giving: a) financial security for a person during their lifetime, including an ability

More information

What is Estate Planning?

What is Estate Planning? What is Estate Planning? Estate planning is one of the most important steps any person can take to make sure that their final property and health care wishes are honored, and that loved ones are provided

More information

Planning Ahead. Commonly Asked Questions about Estate Planning. 3rd Edition

Planning Ahead. Commonly Asked Questions about Estate Planning. 3rd Edition Planning Ahead Commonly Asked Questions about Estate Planning 3rd Edition I N D E X Chapter 1: Commonly Asked Questions 2 Chapter 2: Estate Planning 5 Chapter 3: Estate Administration 9 Chapter 4: Definitions

More information

FAQ about Wills and Trusts

FAQ about Wills and Trusts FAQ about Wills and Trusts What is a Will? A Will is a written document that directs how you want your estate distributed after your death. It can be revoked by you at anytime before your death, so long

More information

A Guide for Powers of Attorney

A Guide for Powers of Attorney A Guide for Powers of Attorney NSW Trustee & Guardian can prepare a Power of Attorney to ensure your financial affairs are professionally managed. Contents Powers of Attorney: Your questions answered 3

More information

Wills & Estate Planning Information requested and/or things to consider for the drafting of your Last Will & Testament

Wills & Estate Planning Information requested and/or things to consider for the drafting of your Last Will & Testament ESTATE PLANNING WORKSHEET Wills & Estate Planning Information requested and/or things to consider for the drafting of your Last Will & Testament LEGAL NAME Date of Conference ADDRESS ZIP CODE TOWNSHIP

More information

Community Legal Information Association of PEI. Wills. 902-892-0853 or 1-800-240-9798 www.cliapei.ca clia@cliapei.ca

Community Legal Information Association of PEI. Wills. 902-892-0853 or 1-800-240-9798 www.cliapei.ca clia@cliapei.ca Community Legal Information Association of PEI Wills 902-892-0853 or 1-800-240-9798 www.cliapei.ca clia@cliapei.ca This booklet is part of a series called Putting Your Affairs in Order At Any Age. Publications

More information

Minnesota Laws -Wills

Minnesota Laws -Wills Minnesota Laws -Wills A will is the most common document used to specify how an estate should be handled after death. Anyone designated to receive property under a will (or trust) is called a beneficiary.

More information

KIMBERLY A. PATON, ESQUIRE THE PATON LAW FIRM, LLC 29 N. FARVIEW AVENUE PARAMUS, NEW JERSEY 07652

KIMBERLY A. PATON, ESQUIRE THE PATON LAW FIRM, LLC 29 N. FARVIEW AVENUE PARAMUS, NEW JERSEY 07652 KIMBERLY A. PATON, ESQUIRE THE PATON LAW FIRM, LLC 29 N. FARVIEW AVENUE PARAMUS, NEW JERSEY 07652 201-291-1603 (PHONE) 201-291-1605 (FAX) KIMBERLY@PATONLAWFIRM.COM WWW.PATONLAWFIRM.COM ESTATE PLANNING

More information

what is a revocable living trust?

what is a revocable living trust? what is a revocable living trust? What is a Revocable Living Trust? A trust is an agreement that determines how a person s property is to be managed and distributed during his or her lifetime and also

More information

A Guide for Powers of Attorney

A Guide for Powers of Attorney A Guide for Powers of Attorney NSW Trustee & Guardian can prepare a Power of Attorney to ensure your financial affairs are professionally managed. Contents Powers of Attorney: Your questions answered 3

More information

AGING SERVICES DIVISION ABOUT WILL YOUR. Prepared in cooperation. www.okdhs.org

AGING SERVICES DIVISION ABOUT WILL YOUR. Prepared in cooperation. www.okdhs.org AGING SERVICES DIVISION ABOUT YOUR WILL Prepared in cooperation with Legal Aid of Oklahoma www.okdhs.org Prepared in cooperation with Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma 2 What s a will? A will is a written

More information

Creating a Lasting Legacy

Creating a Lasting Legacy Picture Placeholder Creating a Lasting Legacy Strategies for effective estate and tax planning Jim Alverson, Director Wealth Planning Strategies Welcome to today s presentation This presentation (including

More information

Your guide to. Wills and trusts: leaving money to someone with a learning disability

Your guide to. Wills and trusts: leaving money to someone with a learning disability Your guide to Wills and trusts: leaving money to someone with a learning disability About this guide This guide has been written to give parents, family members and carers helpful information about writing

More information

Simple, quick Will writing Because that nagging voice in your head does have a point

Simple, quick Will writing Because that nagging voice in your head does have a point Simple, quick Will writing Because that nagging voice in your head does have a point Introducing the Will writing service from The Co-operative Legal Services We ve made making a Will straightforward and

More information

Enduring Powers of Attorney Information Package

Enduring Powers of Attorney Information Package T 780.410.0544 F 780.410.0566 TF 866.410.0544 170, 150 Chippewa Road, Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada T8A 6A2 Please click on our website address below to visit the Turning Point Law Website: http://www.turningpointlaw.ca

More information

WILLS & ESTATE PLANNING GUIDE

WILLS & ESTATE PLANNING GUIDE WILLS & ESTATE PLANNING GUIDE Many people don t make a Will because it never seems to be the right time. We all lead busy lives and making a Will might not seem like a priority so we have made the process

More information

Estate Planning. Chapter. In This Chapter. Survivorship Interests Payment on Death Accounts. Life Insurance

Estate Planning. Chapter. In This Chapter. Survivorship Interests Payment on Death Accounts. Life Insurance Estate Planning Your estate includes the assets and liabilities you will leave after you pass away. It is important to plan for how you want to pass your estate, including what you want to give away and

More information

Your Will. The maker of a Will must be at least 18 years old, of sound mind and free from improper influence.

Your Will. The maker of a Will must be at least 18 years old, of sound mind and free from improper influence. Your Will Who may make a Will? The maker of a Will must be at least 18 years old, of sound mind and free from improper influence. How should a Will be Made? The Will should be written, witnessed and signed

More information

PRIVATE CLIENT SERVICES

PRIVATE CLIENT SERVICES Helping you to manage your personal and financial affairs efficiently and effectively, now and for the future. REF: 9068 07/15 SERVICES FOR YOU PRIVATE CLIENT SERVICES YOU RE NEVER TOO YOUNG TO START PLANNING

More information

What is a Joint Tenancy? What is a Tenancy in Common? How is a Joint Tenancy Created, and What Property Can Be So Held?

What is a Joint Tenancy? What is a Tenancy in Common? How is a Joint Tenancy Created, and What Property Can Be So Held? joint tenancy What is a Joint Tenancy? Joint tenancy is a form of ownership by two or more individuals together. It differs from other types of co-ownership in that the surviving joint tenant immediately

More information

Why you should have a Will

Why you should have a Will Wills & Estates Why you should have a Will Appoint who you want as executor/s Otherwise, there may be a costly dispute about who is entitled to administer your estate. There could also be confusion over

More information

Preparing to Make a Will What to do before visiting your solicitor

Preparing to Make a Will What to do before visiting your solicitor Preparing to Make a Will What to do before visiting your solicitor 2013 Pave the Way 1428 Logan Road Mt Gravatt Qld 4122 Ph: 07 3291 5800 Fax: 07 3291 5877 Email: pavetheway@pavetheway.org.au Website:

More information

Asset Protection and Residential Care Subsidies

Asset Protection and Residential Care Subsidies Asset Protection and Residential Care Subsidies Legal Guide 2 0 1 5 NEW PLYMOUTH 1 Dawson Street Private Bag 2013 Phone (06) 768-3700 Fax (06) 768-3701 INGLEWOOD 92 Rata Street PO Box 28 Phone (06) 756-8118

More information

SETTING UP A TRUST FOR A DEAFBLIND FAMILY MEMBER

SETTING UP A TRUST FOR A DEAFBLIND FAMILY MEMBER SETTING UP A TRUST FOR A DEAFBLIND FAMILY MEMBER Introduction Parents who are caring for a deafblind child, or supporting an adult with disabilities can face enormous demands every day. So perhaps it is

More information

ONLINE DIVORCE LAWYER. Divorce Property Settlement (includes De facto relationships)

ONLINE DIVORCE LAWYER. Divorce Property Settlement (includes De facto relationships) ONLINE DIVORCE LAWYER Divorce Property Settlement (includes De facto relationships) This package contains all work in preparing your documentation including, but not limited to : o Attending to your initial

More information

EASY WAYS TO AVOID PROBATE BOOKLET

EASY WAYS TO AVOID PROBATE BOOKLET EASY WAYS TO AVOID PROBATE BOOKLET The Florida Statutes recommend an executor or personal representative s fee of 3%, plus attorney s fees of 3%, of the value of those assets that go through probate in

More information

INSTRUCTION SHEET FOR YOUR WILL

INSTRUCTION SHEET FOR YOUR WILL INSTRUCTION SHEET FOR YOUR WILL INSTRUCTION SHEET FOR YOUR WILL 1. Your details: Alias or previous name (if applicable): Any health concerns: 2. Are you currently? (please tick) Married Separated Living

More information

Property Ownership, real Property Transfers, and Taxes

Property Ownership, real Property Transfers, and Taxes Property Ownership, real Property Transfers, and Taxes In This Chapter Section -1 Section -2 Section -3 types of Property ownership transferring Property basic tax Matters Chapter Find definitions for

More information

ILLINOIS STATUTORY SHORT FORM POWER OF ATTORNEY FOR PROPERTY

ILLINOIS STATUTORY SHORT FORM POWER OF ATTORNEY FOR PROPERTY ILLINOIS STATUTORY SHORT FORM POWER OF ATTORNEY FOR PROPERTY (NOTICE: THE PURPOSE OF THIS POWER OF ATTORNEY IS TO GIVE THE PERSON YOU DESIGNATE (YOUR "AGENT") BROAD POWERS TO HANDLE YOUR PROPERTY, WHICH

More information

November 2014 edition

November 2014 edition Making a Will November 2014 edition Firm details: Logo WHAT HAPPENS IF I DIE WITHOUT MAKING ANY WILL? If you die without making a Will, the law provides that your spouse or civil partner is entitled to

More information

ESTATE PLANNING Making Difficult Decisions

ESTATE PLANNING Making Difficult Decisions ESTATE PLANNING Making Difficult Decisions Justin J. Walsh Barrister & Solicitor 2009. All rights reserved. PLANNING ROADBLOCKS Blended Families Common-Law Relationships Foreign Assets Foreign Beneficiaries

More information

A Proactive Approach to Estate Planning as a Family

A Proactive Approach to Estate Planning as a Family TABLE OF CONTENTS 2 What to focus on 2 Selecting Fiduciaries 4 Special Planning Issues 5 Planning for Aging Parents 6 Planning for Your Own Care 7 Easing the Family Burden on Death A Proactive Approach

More information

What Military Families Should Know About Wills

What Military Families Should Know About Wills What Military Families Should Know About Wills Prepared by: Aeronautical Systems Center Office of the Staff Judge Advocate 5135 Pearson Rd Wright-Patterson AFB, OH Phone: (937) 257-6142 DSN 787-6142 Revised

More information

TAX, RETIREMENT & ESTATE PLANNING SERVICES. Your Will Planning Workbook

TAX, RETIREMENT & ESTATE PLANNING SERVICES. Your Will Planning Workbook TAX, RETIREMENT & ESTATE PLANNING SERVICES Your Will Planning Workbook Preparing your Will Glossary of terms... 1 Introduction... 2 Your estate... 2 Beneficiaries of your estate Your spouse... 3 Your children...

More information

LPL Trust Services. Delivering fully-integrated trust services. Linsco/Private Ledger

LPL Trust Services. Delivering fully-integrated trust services. Linsco/Private Ledger LPL Trust Services Delivering fully-integrated trust services 1 Linsco/Private Ledger As one of the nation s leading broker/dealers, Linsco/Private Ledger (LPL) serves the independent financial advisor

More information

Guide to Wills and Legacies

Guide to Wills and Legacies Guide to Wills and Legacies Leaving a gift in your Will to International Cat Care Leaving a gift in your Will to International Cat Care Thank you for enquiring about leaving a gift in your Will to International

More information

Love, marriage and money: Financial planning tips for same-sex couples in the new age of marriage equality

Love, marriage and money: Financial planning tips for same-sex couples in the new age of marriage equality TIAA-CREF Individual Advisory Services Love, marriage and money: Financial planning tips for same-sex couples in the new age of marriage equality With the Supreme Court s historic ruling on marriage equality,

More information

Estate Planning Questionnaire

Estate Planning Questionnaire Estate Planning Questionnaire (Compiled by the University of Colorado American Indian Law Clinic) i I. General Information 1. Full name: 2. Nickname, maiden name, or other names used: 3. Marital status:

More information

The following content is taken from the Florida Bar website. To learn more, please contact an attorney.

The following content is taken from the Florida Bar website. To learn more, please contact an attorney. The following content is taken from the Florida Bar website. To learn more, please contact an attorney. WHAT IS A WILL? A will is a written direction controlling the disposition of property at death. The

More information

ESTATE PLANNING WORKBOOK

ESTATE PLANNING WORKBOOK Mortel Law, PLLC 7825 3 rd Street N, Suite 204 St. Paul, MN 55128 Tel 651.288.2843 Fax 651.731.5496 jmortel@mortellaw.com ESTATE PLANNING WORKBOOK This packet is provided as part of the Estate Planning

More information

Guide to trusts and being a trustee

Guide to trusts and being a trustee Contents P3 P4 P5 Fast facts Could you use a trust? What are the benefits? P10 What trusts do we offer? P10 The split trust P10 The gift trust P10 The probate trust P10 Trusts for joint life policies P11

More information

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THE ARRAY OF LEGAL DOCUMENTS AND PROCEDURES AVAILABLE TO ASSIST THE ELDERLY AND YOURSELF:

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THE ARRAY OF LEGAL DOCUMENTS AND PROCEDURES AVAILABLE TO ASSIST THE ELDERLY AND YOURSELF: WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THE ARRAY OF LEGAL DOCUMENTS AND PROCEDURES AVAILABLE TO ASSIST THE ELDERLY AND YOURSELF: HIGHLIGHTS OF BASIC ESTATE PLANNING DOCUMENTS This entire article is used with thanks

More information

Agency on Aging. Most material suggests finding, identifying, and recording the following:

Agency on Aging. Most material suggests finding, identifying, and recording the following: C areg iver Information for People Who Provide Care for Elders F A C T S H E E T Putting Legal and Financial Affairs in Order R egardless of age, situation or health condition, it is always helpful to

More information

Helping your loved ones. Simple steps to providing for your family and friends

Helping your loved ones. Simple steps to providing for your family and friends Helping your loved ones Simple steps to providing for your family and friends Contents 01 How can I take control of who gets what? 02 Inheritance Tax 04 Do you know how much you re worth? 06 Making lifetime

More information

LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT

LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT WHAT IS A WILL? A will is a legal document prepared during your lifetime to take effect upon your death. IT ALLOWS YOU TO: decide what to do with your Estate rather than have the

More information

Get the New Year Started Off Right with Estate Planning

Get the New Year Started Off Right with Estate Planning P A G E 1 Get the New Year Started Off Right with Estate Planning As your family grows, so does the importance of reassessing your estate Having an estate plan in place will ensure your legacy goals are

More information

Powers of Attorney in New South Wales. This fact sheet also contains the forms to make a general power of attorney or an enduring power of attorney.

Powers of Attorney in New South Wales. This fact sheet also contains the forms to make a general power of attorney or an enduring power of attorney. FACT SHEET www.lpi.nsw.gov.au March 2014 Powers of Attorney in New South Wales This fact sheet also contains the forms to make a general power of attorney or an enduring power of attorney. What is a power

More information

A Guide to Enduring Power of Attorney in Western Australia

A Guide to Enduring Power of Attorney in Western Australia A Guide to Enduring Power of Attorney in Western Australia Preface This guide is produced by the Public Advocate, the independent statutory officer appointed by the Western Australian Government under

More information

Personal Will and Estate Planning Guide

Personal Will and Estate Planning Guide Personal Will and Estate Planning Guide Planning for Life Estate & Trust Services from Scotiatrust Helping you Plan for Life Preparing a thoughtful estate plan is one of the kindest legacies you can leave.

More information

Funding Options. Life Insurance:

Funding Options. Life Insurance: Living Trusts There are several disadvantages of wills. Wills go through probate and probate can be expensive. It can cause lengthy delays in the distribution of property to your heirs. Your will is open

More information

Lasting power of attorney

Lasting power of attorney Lasting power of attorney A step-by-step guide JULY 2014 Most people know how important it is to have a will but, according to research from Saga, only a tiny proportion of us have thought to make a lasting

More information

The POCKET LAWYER Self-Help Series

The POCKET LAWYER Self-Help Series The POCKET LAWYER Self-Help Series Understanding California Revocable Living Trust Agreements The information in this brochure is for educational purposes only and is intended to assist you in preparing

More information

ESTATE PLANNING DETAILS

ESTATE PLANNING DETAILS ESTATE PLANNING DETAILS 1. What is Estate Planning? 2 Drafting an effective Will as part of the Estate Planning Process 3. Who will be involved? 4. Who will be in control? 5. Who will lead the process?

More information

IDENTIFYING THE RIGHT TRUST FOR YOUR SITUATION PLAN FOR TOMORROW, TODAY

IDENTIFYING THE RIGHT TRUST FOR YOUR SITUATION PLAN FOR TOMORROW, TODAY IDENTIFYING THE RIGHT TRUST FOR YOUR SITUATION PLAN FOR TOMORROW, TODAY Life s ups and downs make it difficult to predict the future. Your family, your health, your career may all look fine today, but

More information