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11 East Main St., Suites B & D,
Bozeman, MT 59715

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3 Common Myths and Misconceptions about Estate Plans

Like any other complex subject, estate planning has its share of myths and misconceptions. Understanding the top three estate planning myths will help you to create and maintain a plan that will work the way you expect it to work when it’s needed.
Estate Planning Myth #1 – You Don’t Need an
Estate Plan Because Your Spouse Will Inherit Everything

Estate Planning Myth #2 – You Don’t Need an Estate Plan Because Your Family Knows Your Final Wishes

Estate Planning Myth #3 – Once You’ve Created Your Estate Plan, It’s Done

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Three Estate Planning Mistakes Farmers and Ranchers Make

Farming or ranching is more than a means of livelihood – it is about preserving a legacy and unique way of life. Unfortunately, many farmers and ranchers fail to make an estate plan. The farm or ranch that has been passed down for generations then ends up being sold and converted into non-agricultural use, cutting the legacy short and ending the family’s unique lifestyle choice.

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Is a Revocable Living Trust right for you?

Revocable Living Trusts instead of Wills have become the basic building block of estate plans for people of all ages, personal backgrounds, and financial situations. But for some, a Revocable Living Trust may not be necessary to achieve their estate planning goals or may even be detrimental to achieving those goals.

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Should Updating Your Estate Plan Be a 2015 New Year’s Resolution?

With 2015 right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about your new year’s resolutions.

It doesn’t matter whether you have an estate plan or don’t, one important item to add to your list is getting an estate plan checkup.

Don’t Have an Estate Plan?
If you don’t already have an estate plan, then getting one in place should be at the top of your 2015 new year’s resolutions.
If you do have an estate plan, then reviewing said plan might need to be at the top of your 2015 new year’s resolutions.

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Is privacy of your estate plan important to you?

With the end of the year fast approaching, now is the time to fine tune your estate plan before you get caught up in the chaos of the holiday season. One area of planning that many people overlook is ensuring that their final wishes remain private, and for many Montanans privacy is extremely important.

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Estate Planning: Do you have an AB Trust Plan?

If you’re married and you haven’t had your estate plan reviewed since before January 2, 2013, by an experienced estate planning lawyer, then pull your documents out of the drawer, dust them off, and take a closer look at their trust provisions. Do they contain terms such as ‘Marital Trust,’ ‘QTIP Trust,’ ‘Spousal Trust,’ ‘A Trust,’ ‘Family Trust,’ ‘Credit Shelter Trust,’ or ‘B Trust’?

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Bryan Law Firm, PC

11 East Main St., Suites B & D 
Bozeman, MT 59715
Telephone: (406) 586-8565
Email: blf@bryanlawpc.com