Your Idaho Heirs Aren't Psychic! Tell Them About Your Estate Plan

We first shared this blog in July of 2011. I hope you find it as useful today as it was then.Thefinancial consequences of failing to keep your legal and financial documents inorder can be significant. As pointed out in a recent Wall StreetJournalarticle, state treasurers currently hold $32.9...

Update Beneficiaries Unless You Want Your "Ex" to Get the Insurance Money

While an up-to-date beneficiaryform avoids uncertainty and probate, and oftentimes taxation, an out-of-datebeneficiary form can induce controversy and distress. This teaching point wasoutlined in Hillman v. Maretta, a veryrecent case on beneficiary forms and the disaster that went all the way to...

Trust Fund Baby Doesn't Have to be an Insult in Idaho

What comes to mind when you hearthe phrase “trust fund baby”? Over privileged, lazy, easy-breezy life? Trustfund babies get a bad rap from pop culture. Many people think these kids arespared character-building inconveniences. Nevertheless, character is neither afunction of personal wealth,...

Avoid Probate Boise - Title Your Assets

Estate planning may seem easybetween spouses, but beware of the pitfalls of probate. The law tends to put a number of things on autopilot, soloving spouses with few other goals or concerns might just let things run theircourse … and probate is lurking around the estate planning corner. If you...
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