A Journey Into Estate Planning: The Transfer on Death Deed
September 21, 2017
The Transfer on Death Deed, or TODD, is a document that can help limit, or in some cases eliminate, the need to start the probate process after someone has died. The TODD handles only real estate with the intention of transferring property outside of probate.
A Journey Into Estate Planning: The Testamentary Trust
August 9, 2017
(First read the introduction post and find links to the other Journey Into Estate Planning posts). The Testamentary Trust may be included within your Will, although sometimes it is its own separate document. “Testamentary” means “after death”, so this Trust would go into effect after you die, as opposed to going into effect immediately. Why would [...]