Understanding “Living Trusts “

Q. My wife and I don’t really understand what a “Living Trust” is and how it is different from a Will. Can you help us understand it? A. Yes. A “Living Trust”, is a legal document which (1) provides for asset management in the event of your incapacity, and (2) allows your assets to go… Read More »

Should We Sell Mom’s Home To Pay For Her Care?

Q. Our mother is in assisted living and may need to go into a nursing home soon. To raise money for her ongoing care, we are thinking of selling her home which is now vacant. Any thoughts as to whether that makes sense? A. Well, here’s the thing: selling mom’s home may undermine her ability… Read More »