Can I Change My Trust?

Your life isn’t static, therefore your game plans for your assets, responsibilities and sense of legacy gifting isn’t static.  And with shifting game plans, estate planning attorneys recommend that clients review their plans periodically to see if adjustments need to be made. Can those adjustments include the terms of a trust? Can you remove property

Updating Your Estate Plan in the New Year

Now that we are past the New Year’s resolutions involving visits to the gym and healthy food consumption, it is a good idea to make a resolution that will be easier to fulfill and arguably provide benefits that are just as important. Schedule a time to review and update your estate plan. While it is

How Do I Fund a Trust?

Trusts can be tremendously valuable tools in an estate plan, including protecting assets from extraneous court oversight. But a trust can only accomplish this intended goal if it is funded properly. What does this mean? Funding a trust involves transferring assets into the trust. The method of transfer differs depending on the type of asset,

What Is a Trust?

Trusts are the most versatile tool estate planners use to help individuals and families prepare for the future. A trust can provide financial protection and allow for the effective administration of assets in a variety of different situations.   At Blacksburg Law, we create trusts tailored to accomplish specific goals, and we work to ensure

Why Should I Consider a Trust Instead of a Will?

When deciding how to distribute assets to loved ones after your death, you may have assumed that you would use a will. However, many estate planning attorneys recommend creating a revocable living trust instead. In this post, we will explore the advantages this type of trust can provide for you and your loved ones. How