Watch Our Nursing Home Masterclass

Probate

Beck, Lenox & Stolzer Estate Planning and Elder Law, LLC

Subscribe to Our Free Monthly E-Newsletter & Blog Digest!

Categories/Topics
Challenging a Will: What to Do If You Believe Your Inheritance Is Incorrect
Estate Planning

Challenging a Will: What to Do If You Believe Your Inheritance Is Incorrect

Dealing with inheritance issues? Learn your rights and how to contest a will and preserve your loved one’s wishes.
Read More →
What Happens If You Inherit a Parent’s House?
Estate Planning

What Happens If You Inherit a Parent’s House?

Inheriting a house is a process that should begin well before a parent dies. While discussing end-of-life topics can be uncomfortable, the conversations must happen ...
Read More →
What are the Disadvantages of Dying without a Will?
Estate Planning

What are the Disadvantages of Dying without a Will?

People who die without a will can leave a thicket of probate problems for loved ones.
Read More →
Asset Protection Strategies for Medicaid Eligibility
Estate Planning

A Will Does Not Avoid Probate!

Learn the critical reasons why a will alone is insufficient for a comprehensive estate plan, and why incorporating trusts, beneficiary designations and incapacity planning is ...
Read More →
What are the Disadvantages of Dying without a Will?
Estate Planning

Would You Know How to Probate an Estate?

You might have a job or just have retired, and you learn suddenly that your Great Aunt Lucy died and named you executor of her ...
Read More →
A Pour-Over Will Is Needed With a Trust
Estate Planning

A Pour-Over Will Is Needed With a Trust

Upon your death, assets held in the living trust can transfer using the trust administration process. Assets held outside of the trust, on the other ...
Read More →
Challenging a Will: What to Do If You Believe Your Inheritance Is Incorrect
Estate Planning

Advance Planning Prevents Probate Difficulties

Collect and organize all important papers, passwords and pin numbers, keep them up to date and tell your heirs where to find them.
Read More →
Does Your Retirement Plan Include Moving to a Lower Tax State?
Estate Planning

Defining a Subtrust and Its Benefits

A subtrust is a separate entity created under the umbrella of a primary trust or a will. A subtrust becomes active based on the terms ...
Read More →
Succession Planning for Your Farm and Ranch
Estate Planning

Can You Completely Avoid Probate?

Many people want to learn how to avoid probate so their heirs don’t have to cope with these legal proceedings during a stressful time of ...
Read More →
Will My Social Security Benefits Be Affected If I Work?
Estate Planning

Should You Put Your House in a Trust?

Putting a home into a trust has several benefits, from avoiding the lengthy probate process to providing potential tax advantages. This article discusses some of ...
Read More →

Need to Email Us?

If we are currently working with you or your family member, please DO NOT use this email as it may take longer to route your inquiry to the specific person working on your file. Instead, please call our office at (636) 946-7899 so we may better serve you

For all other inquiries: