Living Will - Idaho Estate Planning

Idaho Elder Law - Convincing a Parent They Need a Will Isn't Always Easy

The article "How to handle a parent not having a will" from New Jersey 101.5 says that some people may postpone this for as long as possible to avoid dealing with fears relating to their own passing. They also may feel overwhelmed by the process.Also, if Dad has recently passed away, Mom may be...

Idaho Estate Planning - Too Poor for an Estate Plan? Absolutely Not!

If you have completed your estate planning, when was that? Where are the documents? Does your family know where they are located?Estate Planning needs to be reviewed and updated whenever there is a major life event like a marriage, birth, death, or divorce.Haven't done any estate planning? Why...

Idaho Estate Planning - What's the Difference Between a Will & A Revocable Living Trust?

A will gives instructions about distributing your property after death, and living trusts are typically revocable—they can be changed along the way, and they are "living" because they're created while you're alive. A will is only effective when you die; a trust takes effect as soon as you...

Idaho Estate Planning - Plates of Armor Protecting Your Family

"Without a plan, a challenging time for your loved ones will become even more complicated and difficult."Estate planning is the way to determine what happens to you and your property when you can no longer make decisions due to incapacity or death. Without this, you stand to make a tough process...

Senior Matters Radio - Wills & Trusts: Similarities & Differences Featuring Mark Wight

  • 24 March 2016
  • Author: IEP Team
In this episode, our host Bo Higby and Mark Wight of Idaho Estate Planning, take an in depth look at the differences between wills and trusts, as well as the pros and cons to each one. They also gloss over the role a judge can play in a will, as well as powers of attorney.