Asset Protection: Selling Inherited House Inside a Trust
There’s an awful lot of an advantage to having a lifetime of asset protection, but is it work it? Should you keep the proceeds of an inherited house inside Mom’s trust? Does it provide asset protection from creditors, divorcing spouses, and disability/Medicaid spend downs? In this reaction and commentary on a Reddit question, Jeff reviews […]
Is Your Suitcase Packed?
Revocable Living Trust Is your suitcase packed? When it comes to estate planning with a revocable living trust, I often use the suitcase analogy. When it comes to avoiding probate, a revocable living trust is like a suitcase. It is designed to take your things from one place to another, and there are many different […]
How to Buy Out Siblings From a House
One of the most expensive estate assets for many families is their home, usually coming in second only to retirement accounts in terms of value. When the house ends up being far and away the most valuable asset in the estate, there are multiple children who are to be treated equally… BUT one of the […]
The Married ABC Trust and Tax ID Numbers
A big thanks to a subscriber who sent in a question about the “Married ABC Trust” and how the tax ID numbers work. In this video, I explain how the trust works while both members of a married couple are alive, and then how the tax-saving A, B, and C subtrust “compartments” work when the […]
Car “Accident” Leads to STD Case
Car “Accident” Leads to STD Case and $5.2 Million Bill to Car Insurance Company The media loves a sensationalized story, especially one that gets people angry enough to share and comment on social media. When a woman won $5.2 million from car insurance company GEICO because she contracted an STD in the backseat of one […]
What’s All This ‘Hearsay’ Crap?
What is Hearsay? “Hearsay is a statement, other than one made by the declarant while testifying at the trial or hearing, offered in evidence to prove the truth of the matter asserted.” In this reaction video, I explain in plain English the definition of ‘hearsay’ that kept popping up in the Johnny Depp/Amber Heard trial, and […]
The Kate Moss Moment
It’s spreading across the Internet that Amber Heard “blew it” when she had her Kate Moss moment, and it really boosted Johnny Depp’s case. But why? In this video, I review this critical moment and what it actually means. The Trial If you have been following the trial at all there is a lot of […]
Plain English Attorney Adding More Diverse Content
More Content As technology improves and my video skills have quickened, it’s becoming easier to produce more content to post on YouTube and social media posts on a regular basis without eating up much more time. In addition, there are only so many videos and posts that can be focused on the same or similar […]
Is it time for the LGBTQ community to get their houses in order?
The LGBT Community is bracing itself under the new Trump Administration. It’s not a time to panic, but it is time for members of the community to get their houses in order.
What You Need to Know About Open Enrollment
Jeff speaks with Elizabeth Gholson of IPA Family about Open Enrollment, which runs from November 1, 2015 through January 31, 2016.