Attorney Michael Ettinger explains four reasons why trusts protect you better than wills.
Elder Law Estate Planning is an area of law that combines the features of elder law (disability planning) and estate planning (death planning). We use trusts to create order out of chaos.
There are four main reasons to choose trusts over wills which are explained in this video.
Learn more about why a trust should be included in your estate plan.
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Ettinger Law Firm focuses exclusively on elder law estate planning. Our attorneys and paralegals work to provide asset protection and tax savings for baby boomers and senior citizens. Practicing for twenty-seven years and with offices in sixteen New York State locations, Ettinger Law Firm has prepared thousands of estate plans for generations of middle-class families.
02:00 What is Elder Law Estate Planning
04:54 Trusts protect you from guardianship proceedings
17:07 Trusts protect you from probate court proceedings on death. Wills don’t.
25:20 Trusts protect the inheritance you leave from your children’s divorces, lawsuits, and creditors.
32:55 Trusts protect your home and life savings from long-term care costs.
42:29 Conclusion. Estate Planning with Trusts Creates Order Out of Chaos.