“Thought for the Day” #779 – by Stephen R. Elville, J.D., LL.M.

August 10, 2016

Surveys show that probate avoidance remains the dominate driving concern in estate planning across the country. Yet most people don’t understand probate or what they are trying to avoid. Even with an understanding of the probate process, that working knowledge is not enough. To make an informed decision in estate planning, it is equally important to understand the pros and cons of non-probate transfer techniques and the other essentials of estate planning.