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Estate Planning Tips to Help Prepare for the Future

Estate planning is difficult to think about because it forces us to think about our own mortality.  Two recent examples of notable people who died without a will or trust are Aretha Franklin and Prince.  Prince died of a painkiller overdose at the age of 57.  He left an estate valued at over $300 million. […]

When to Quickly Update Your Will

For most people, writing a will is very serious business. But from a practical standpoint, it’s just something you want to have already taken care of. Your will determines where your assets go and your final wishes after you die. Even if you don’t own much, your will can deliver final messages and pass on […]

Why Estate Planning in Utah?

Why Estate Planning? Benjamin Franklin wisely said, if you fail to plan you are planning to fail. Failing to plan your estate, however, is also a failure for those who depend on you. Effective estate planning in Utah establishes an estate plan supported by Utah law. A carefully thought out and documented estate plan will […]

What is a Living Trust?

A living trust is a legal document in which you place assets to be managed by a trustee. A living trust is also known as a revocable trust because you can modify or dissolve the trust during your lifetime. When you create a living trust, you are known as the trust’s grantor. The assets within […]