WILLS & TRUSTS
Probate – Intestate (No Will) Court appoints estate representative, pays the bills, and determines by intestate succession who gets the estate.**
Probate – Will determines estate representative who administers the estate and distributes it to the named beneficiaries.**
Living Trust – You make all the decisions. Doesn’t require probate or court unless something wasn’t done properly - your appointed Trustee takes care of it.
Special Needs Trust – Special trust for children and adults with special needs typically set up to avoid losing their inheritance and state benefits.
Will and Trust Packages include additional documents, Certification, Pour Over Will, Advance Health Care Directive, Power of Attorney, and additional documents requested.
Call to discuss which situation you have questions about.
**Property in different states typically requires a separate probate court action and a different attorney for each state involved.