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Family Matters

Written By: Gary Fales  |  September 29, 2014
I have six children: Sariah (17), Nathan (15), Melissa (12), Jacob (9), Rachel (7), and Katie (4).  I would do anything for them and my wife Christine. I know you probably feel the same about your family.  And, if you’re like me, you probably put off protecting them for years

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Most Common Workshop Question

Written By: Gary Fales  |  September 25, 2014
I teach quite a few workshops on Living Trusts, and I just finished teaching one tonight.  I’m asked quite a few questions about probate and how living trusts are used to help people avoid the expense and publicity of the probate process. I find that about 20 types of questions

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I Was Up ‘Till 1:30 am

Written By: Gary Fales  |  September 25, 2014
I was speaking to my cousin last night until 1:30 about families and the power of living trusts to help fix broken relationships.  There is one person, let’s call him Bill, in our family who is looking at getting a divorce but he has several minor children.  Without getting into too

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Bookkeeping Workshop

Written By: Gary Fales  |  September 24, 2014
Four times per year I teach the Bookkeeping Workshop to my clients.  I think of this as part two of my public workshop on asset protection or living trusts. I use the word “Bookkeeping” in the title of the workshop but the reality there is very little bookkeeping required with

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Why He Wanted Me to Re-do His Trust

Written By: Gary Fales  |  September 23, 2014
When folks have their trusts designed and crafted by LegalZoom or some other company that is not able to practice law they often tell me they have an unsettled feeling that something is missing.  Last week a man hired me to re-do his trust because he was dying and he

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