Your Estate Planning Binder: Tips for Proper Care and Maintenance, from Austin Estate Planning Lawyer Liz Nielsen

Estate planning binder by Austin Estate Planning Lawyer

You finally crossed “getting your estate plan done” off your list, and you’ve (rightly) breathed a huge sigh of relief. By tackling this challenge, you’ve not only established protections for your loved ones and legacy, but you’ve also freed up some important “mental space” that had previously been preoccupied. Once you create the documents that […]

Discretionary Trusts – How to Protect Your Beneficiaries from Bad Decisions and Outside Influences From Austin Estate Planning Lawyer Liz Nielsen

Discretionary Trusts from Austin Estate Planning Attorney Liz Nielsen

Leaving your hard-earned assets outright to your children, grandchildren, or other beneficiaries after you die may seem like the easiest and most desired form of distribution. Unfortunately such a scheme will make their inheritance easy prey for creditors, predators, and divorcing spouses.  Instead, consider using discretionary trusts for the benefit of each of your beneficiaries. […]