Category Archives for "Estate Planning"

Apr 11

Does Your Family Need Umbrella Insurance?

By Deanny Lungu-Underwood

In today’s highly litigious society you are at near-constant risk for costly lawsuits—even if you’ve done nothing wrong. This is especially true if you have substantial wealth, but even those with relatively few assets can find themselves in court facing a potentially devastating lawsuit.If you are sued, your traditional homeowners or auto insurance will likely […]

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Mar 21

Probate: What It Is & How To Avoid It—Part 2

By Deanny Lungu-Underwood

Unless you’ve created an estate plan that works to keep your family out of court, when you die (or become incapacitated) many of your assets must go through probate before those assets can be distributed to your heirs. Like most court proceedings, probate can be time-consuming, costly, and open to the public, and because of […]

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Mar 14

Probate: What It Is & How To Avoid It—Part 1

By Deanny Lungu-Underwood

Unless you’ve created a proper estate plan, when you die many of your assets must first pass through the court process known as probate before those assets can be distributed to your heirs. Like most court proceedings, probate can be time-consuming, costly, and open to the public, and because of this, avoiding probate—and keeping your […]

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