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Estate Planning Attorney in Saint Louis, Missouri

There’s no time like the present. Although this adage rings true in many different circumstances, it rings especially true for estate planning and probate. Under Missouri law, if you pass away without a will, trust, a payable on death arrangement, or any other testamentary instrument, then your estate will be subject to probate and the…

Life Insurance Trusts

Life insurance policies have three basic parties. First, there is the “insured,” whose life is insured by the policy. Second, there is the “owner”, who has the right to liquidate the policy, designate a beneficiary and exercise any contractual rights. Third, there is the “beneficiary,” who receives the policy’s proceeds upon the insured’s death. There…

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