A revocable trust is a type of trust that can be amended or revoked by the person who created it, known as the grantor. In New York, revocable trusts can be a useful estate planning tool for a variety of reasons.
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When buying real estate in New York, it is important to consider whether or not you need title insurance. Title insurance is a form of insurance that protects the buyer and lender from any losses that may arise from defects in the title of the property. In New York, title insurance is not required by law, but it is highly recommended.
We're approaching the holiday season and the end of another year. If you're like most people, you probably have several goals to get off your to-do list before the new year. While you're putting in the effort to achieve your end-of-year objectives, how about you consider investing in your estate plan? Your estate plan protects the financial future of your family and loved ones when you're no longer here. As the year comes to an end, here are five things you should consider ticking off your estate planning checklist:
Buying a co-op in New York City can be a daunting experience. However, if you are prepared and understand the process, it can alleviate some of the anxiety often associated with purchasing a co-op. There are a few things to keep in mind, depending on whether you are a buyer or a seller of a co-op.
Generally, when we talk about a Will, it refers to a document that distributes your financial assets upon your death. Often though, people believe a Living Will is the same thing as a Will. These are two separate and distinct estate planning documents. As just stated, a traditional Will, more formally known as the Last Will & Testament, transfers your financial wealth to your heirs or your distributees, including individuals and/or charities, you determine should receive your assets upon your death. A Living Will on the other hand, is a document that informs your health care agent (i.e., a person you choose to make health care decisions for you when you are unable) what your wishes are regarding your end-of-life care.