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Estate Planning

Dealing with Creditors of Trust

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By Matthew P. Stucki There are numerous reasons that an individual, known as a Grantor, may decide to use a living trust as the vehicle to transfer his or her property upon death. In most living trusts, the Grantor directs the Trustee to settle with the Grantor’s creditors before distributing…

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Can I Change My Estate Plan?

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By Lane Erickson, Attorney My job as an attorney is to help individuals complete their Idaho estate planning so that they are prepared for the uncertainties of life. The very nature of life makes it so that plans sometimes change. One of the questions my clients often ask me is…

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3 Things to Know About a Living Will

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By Lane V. Erickson, Attorney The variety of document that can be used to complete an estate plan are amazing. That usually do fall into several basic categories including Distributing property, taking care of property while you were alive, and making end-of-life decisions. The document that helps with making end-of-life…

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3 Main Purposes of Probate in Idaho

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By Lane V. Erickson, Attorney Probate in Idaho is a relatively simple and straightforward process. We’re fortunate to live here in Idaho and to have Idaho’s estate planning and probate laws. In many states both estate planning and probate are complex, take a long time, and can be very costly….

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