What is a Trust Dispute?

A trust dispute is not an argument over someone or something on which you rely. Rather, trust dispute refers to conflicts over estate planning documents. You (the grantor) can create a trust to protect your assets while you are still alive AND when you pass away. In the trust, you

Law Lingo: Liability

Welcome to Law Lingo: a monthly blog series brought to you by Brown & Crona, LLC that explains estate planning terminologies in simple terms. This month we will explain liability. Liability can refer to an amount of money that someone owes another person or company. Liability is not limited to

When Should You Start Estate Planning?

When most people turn 18, the last thing on their minds is estate planning. There are simply too many other exciting things to think about: college, careers, marriage, home-buying and freedom from parents! However, 18 is the magical age when you become an adult which means you are officially responsible

Why Do You Need Probate?

When a loved one passes away, his or her estate typically goes through probate. This is a legal process that may be necessary for people who have created a will or for those who have not created a will. NOTE: If you want to help your loved ones avoid probate

Law Lingo: Estate Law

Welcome to Law Lingo: a monthly blog series brought to you by Brown & Crona, LLC that explains estate planning terminologies in simple terms. This month we will explain estate law. Estate law may sound like something that would only apply to the rich and famous – or something that