You can buy a home with a trust

You decide that it’s time to downsize your home. Your spouse passed away last year, all of your children moved out of the house long ago, and you do not need a large five-bedroom family home to yourself. You opt to sell it and buy a smaller home on a...

Understanding a driveway easement

There are a few different types of easements that may apply to your property, and it’s important to understand the legal ramifications. You may not be the only one who can use your land, even though you do own that land. For instance, if you live in a condo or...

Why use a charitable remainder trust?

As you plan how to distribute your assets in your estate plan, you may choose to set aside some of your estate for charity. While you can take money and give it directly to a charity, you may want to take advantage of tax benefits that a charitable remainder trust can...