Category: Assets

Are There Assets That Shouldn’t Go Inside the Revocable Trust?

Planning ahead for your future likely involves a sit-down meeting with a New Jersey estate planning attorney, and that conversation may include mention of estate planning tools such as a revocable trust. Known for its flexibility, the revocable trust empowers you to maintain control over assets placed inside and the trust itself over the course[...]

What to Consider When Passing Assets on to Your Family Members – Part I

There are many different considerations when thinking about leaving behind your assets to your loved ones. Read on to learn more about the first of the four major reasons you should consider in this four-part blog post series.  Most people do not realize just how many belongings and assets they have until they sit down[...]

What to Do When You and Your Spouse Do Not Agree About How to Leave Behind Assets for Your Children

Most spouses can come together on the basic tenants of putting together an estate plan, but things can become tricky if one parent is more trusting of a child's ability to control money than his or her spouse is. There are many different estate planning tools that you can use to help accomplish your goals[...]

Five Key Steps for Managing Your Digital Assets

These days it is just as important to plan for what will happen to your digital assets as it is for your other assets. This is because many individuals do not realize that the accounts and passwords they currently have may not easily be accessible by their loved ones after they pass away. Thankfully, you[...]

Should I List My Children on My Titled Assets?

While it seems like a simple solution to deal with your assets in the event that you pass away or become incapacitated, it can be a mistake to add children to the title of your assets. While the basic idea is simple, it involves giving your children the title so that they are eligible to[...]