What is a Will?
Matt Fryar explains what a Will is and why you need one. A Will is a legal document which acts as a road map for your family, the lawyers, and the judge throughout the probate process. In your Will, you can make decide who will inherit from your esta… Read More
Probate is scary!
Matt Fryar explains what probate is and why you don’t want your assets to go into probate when you die. Probate is a court case that may be required when you die. Most property which you own at the time of your death must go through probate. Th… Read More
The Benefits of Beneficiary Designations
Matt Fryar explains how beneficiary designations may be able to help you avoid probate. Almost all types of property — houses, cars, bank accounts, investment and retirement accounts, life insurance — can have a beneficiary named to them.… Read More
Revocable Trusts -- What They Are and How They Work
A revocable trust is an important estate planning tool, particularly for clients who want to avoid probate or need to delay distribution to their heirs for some reason. You can think of a revocable trust as a bucket in which you put all of your asset… Read More
Revocable Trusts and Delayed Distribution
If you died tomorrow, would you want your kids (whatever their ages) to receive their inheritance outright and all at once? Or would you rather they wait to receive their inheritance until a certain age or over a certain period of time? If so, then w… Read More
What is a Trust?
In this video, attorney Matt Fryar lays out a basic description of what a trust is and how different types of trusts can be used to help you achieve different estate planning goals. Generally, a trust is a tool that an estate planning attorney can us… Read More