“Mom, What Does Irrevocable Mean?”

2020-03-19T20:21:18-05:00December 1st, 2015|

Kids sometimes ask the strangest things, especially after watching TV ads. Eight year old Sally was watching TV one lazy Sunday morning when an interview aired between a local estate planning attorney and a news reporter. The topic was the irrevocable trust, a term Sally had never heard before. So she asked the smartest person [...]

Will Medicare Cover Nursing Home Expenses?

2018-11-26T04:09:17-06:00May 24th, 2012|

By Gregory F. Quinn Clients sometimes ask, “Will Medicare cover nursing home expenses?”  Here are three surprising facts you can’t ignore. On its website, the Medicare program talks about the number of people who will eventually need nursing home care.  They provide the following information. Are you sitting down? 1)      By 2020, 12 million older [...]

Missouri Asset Protection Trusts

2020-03-17T20:04:09-05:00April 4th, 2012|

Creditors, predators and lawsuits – OH MY! Do you have the kind of protection that gives you peace of mind? Over the last two decades, asset protection planning has become a crucial aspect of most estate planning. The creative use of irrevocable trusts can be one of the most powerful tools in estate planning and [...]

Asset Protection for Business Owners

2020-03-17T20:05:08-05:00March 19th, 2012|

  Protect Your Business AND Your Personal Assets As a business owner, is protecting your wealth from creditors, predators, lawsuits and bankruptcy important to you?  Is it important to keep claims against your business separate from claims against your personal assets such as your home, vehicles and life savings?  If your answer to these questions [...]

Asset Protection With The Missouri Qualified Spousal Trust

2020-03-17T20:06:04-05:00December 22nd, 2011|

Asset Protection 102 – The Missouri Qualified Spousal Trust What in the World is a QST – Qualified Spousal Trust? As a married man or woman, is protecting your wealth from creditors, predators, lawsuits and bankruptcy important to you? Is it also important to ensure that your wealth is available to you in the event [...]

Asset Protection 101

2020-03-17T19:06:34-05:00December 10th, 2011|

Asset Protection 101 Is protection from creditors, predators, lawsuits and bankruptcy important to you?  This is a common question I will ask my clients as we identify their estate planning goals.  If their answer to my question is “yes”, we have a discussion about asset protection planning.  Asset protection planning has become especially important in [...]

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