The Real Truth About Living Trusts

by Dwight F. Bickel



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 1/26/2000

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 184
ISBN : 9781583485538

About the Book

An expert in estate planning clears up common misconceptions about living trusts, in an easy-to-understand style. You will learn that all living trusts are not the same, and you will discover how to select the right kind of living trust for you and your family. You will understand the current estate tax laws, and how to use special tax planning trusts and a life insurance trust to save your family thousands of dollars in death taxes. The book alerts you to the severe and often surprising income tax burdens which your family may face when your IRA or Qualified Retirement Account is liquidated, and shows you how to minimize those problems. You’ll also learn about costly estate planning mistakes people commonly make, and how to avoid them!

About the Author

Dwight F. Bickel has been an attorney for 42 years, and has been admitted to the practice of law in Arizona, Hawaii, Idaho, and Illinois. He presently limits his practice to estate planning matters, with emphasis on living trusts. Mr. Bickel is the author of Living Trusts: Forms and Practice, a professional book for estate planning attorneys published by Lexis Publishing (Matthew Bender & Company) which is used as a reference in many university and law firm libraries throughout the country. The book is also a part of Matthew Bender's Elder Law "Authority" CDROM Library series. He has written a number of articles on estate planning subjects that have appeared in national professional and financial magazines.