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What is a special needs trust?

If you are the parent of an Oklahoma special needs child, you undoubtedly do everything in your power to see to it that your child receives the care and services (s)he needs. But you also likewise worry about who will care for your child if (s)he outlives you and if the money will be there to provide that care once you are no longer around.

What can you accomplish with an irrevocable living trust?

As a resident of Oklahoma who is looking to get your affairs in order, you may be giving some thought to how to make the best use of your assets after your passing. You may, too, be considering what methods you might use to preserve as much of your wealth as you can for your loved ones, and the term “irrevocable living trust” may come up during the process.

Who can benefit from a trust?

In Oklahoma, there are different types of trust funds that can suit different and unique purposes. Lidia Law Firm, P.C., is here to help you as you determine which type of trust suits your needs and which will benefit your personal situation the most.

How to choose a trustee

If you’re setting up a trust in Oklahoma, selecting the right trustee can be a bit daunting. After all, you want to make sure that the person you choose is capable of managing your estate after you die. Accordingly, AARP recommends the following tips to help you find the best choice for your needs.

The importance of estate planning for parents

If you are a new or expectant parent in Oklahoma, you may understandably be very focused on providing for your new baby. This can be a thrilling and enriching experience albeit a bit tiring at times. However, it is all too easy for new parents to get overly focused on the immediate needs of an infant and forget about the long term. While in most cases you will get to see your child grow up, you should have a plan in place just in case that does not happen.

Asset planning for remarriages

Oklahoma residents who are planning to get married for the second or subsequent time can benefit from stopping to consider their unique estate planning needs and situations. In many remarriages, each partner brings their own biological children and even grandchildren into the family. Even if everyone gets along well, issues may arise when one of the spouses dies. Fidelity Investments recommends that couples have frank conversations with each other and even with their adult children about their future plans for their estates.

The advantage of Trusts, explained

Many Oklahoma residents feel apprehensive about setting up a Trust; others feel that it simply is not worth the time. Wherever families may lie on this spectrum of opinion, many are confused about the meanings of a will or Trust altogether. Below are some accessible facts about a Trust specifically, and how having one may prove advantageous.

Understanding different kinds of Trusts

When Oklahoma residents set up their estate plans, they have many options to choose from. One of these options is a Trust. Because there are many kinds of Trusts, it is important for people to understand the differences so they can set up the kind that will be best for them.

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