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What Are The Basics Of An Estate Plan?

By |August 15th, 2017|Categories: AEGIS News, Legal|Tags: , |

The most important basics of an estate plan are five things. A will or what is referred to as a revocable trust or a living trust (which is a substitute for a will). This is [...]

Should I Discuss My Estate Plan With My Children Or Spouse?

By |August 8th, 2017|Categories: AEGIS News, Legal|Tags: , |

Our general advice is that provided children are old enough to understand and certainly with a spouse or other life partner, the plan should be discussed with them. Nothing leads more to family conflict and [...]

Why Do People Generally Set Up An Estate Plan?

By |August 1st, 2017|Categories: AEGIS News, Legal|Tags: , |

More often than not, they set up an estate plan because there’s been some kind of occurrence, whether a serious health problem that made them start thinking that they don’t have anything in place, the [...]

What is Estate Planning?

By |July 27th, 2017|Categories: AEGIS News, Legal|Tags: , |

Estate planning is planning that protects yourself, your loved ones and your legacy in the event you become incapacitated during your lifetime and when you die. In the event of your mental incapacity, it is [...]

An Overview of Estate Planning

By |July 17th, 2017|Categories: AEGIS News, Legal|Tags: , |

Did you know that if you don’t create an estate plan, the IRS and the state of Missouri will simply make one for you? It’s true. And, to put it delicately, the government is not [...]

Part I: Handling Your Estate Plan During and After Divorce: Death Pending Divorce

By |July 5th, 2017|Categories: AEGIS News, Two Minute Legal Clinic|Tags: , , , |

It’s tough enough to contemplate the traditional individual, family and financial changes of the process of divorce.  It’s even tougher to factor in the possibility of one’s own mortality during divorce proceedings, or thereafter.  But [...]