Do You Really Need a Trust?

When most people think of probate, they often think of long waits to distribute property after the death of a loved one. They think of an estate tied up for years in court and eaten up with high court costs and lawyers’ fees. While this may be true in some States that...

Living Wills and POST: Know the Difference

Too often when people think of estate planning, they think only of writing their will, but really estate planning should include Advance Directives, the Living Will, Durable Powers of Attorney, and in some cases the “Physicians Order for Scope of Treatment” or...

Medicaid and the Five-Year Trust

Everyone knows long term care is terribly expensive. In fact, the average cost in Idaho is well over $8000 per month. If you can afford private pay for long term care, that should usually be your first choice because the care options under Medicaid are fairly limited....