Blog Author: Stephen C. Hartnett, J.D., LL.M. (Tax), Director of Education, American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys, Inc. Estate planning is a complicated area of the law. It’s the nexus of several substantive areas of law, including taxation, property law, family law, and other substantive areas. The American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys held its semi-annual conference in May in Atlanta. The members of the Academy learned the latest developments in the law and estate planning … [Read more...] about Staying Current on Estate Planning
by Justin M. Kennedy, Litherland, Kennedy & Associates, APC, Attorneys at Law A Living Trust only has the authority to manage the assets titled in the name of the Trust; assets not titled in the name of the Living Trust cannot be managed by the Trust. Retitling assets into the name of the Living Trust is known as Funding. Funding your assets into the Living Trust is very important to ensure that the Trust has control over those assets. Assets properly titled in the name of the Living … [Read more...] about What Assets Should Not be Funded into a Living Trust?