Archive for July 4th, 2011

Bellows v. Bellows – Further Proof That Estate Planning Trusts Are Not Always a Good Idea (2011-7-4)

The fees in a probate case trigger a reaction that sometimes borders on panic.  Part of the reasoning behind the use of an estate planning trust (sometimes referred to as an inter vivos trust) is that the trust will save on attorney’s fees. However, as I tell clients, it only works if the beneficiaries get […]