Property left in a living trust bypasses lengthy and expensive probate court proceedings and goes directly to the person it's left to, quickly and easily. Make Your Own Living Trust clearly explains:how a living trust works-how to create a trust-how to transfer property to a trust-how to amend or revoke a trust at any time The bestseller also provides all the forms and instructions necessary to create a basic living trust, a marital life estate trust (A-B trust) and a back-up will.
Good in all states except Louisiana.BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Personal Finance / TaxationIn Nolo you can trust. The firm's self-help legal books have a 20+ year track record, and Denis Clifford's clearly written Make Your Own Living Trust should prove an enormous help to families who want to spare their heirs the expense and trouble of probate. Jan Rosen The New York Times There are important differences between the trust-mill approach and that of such well-respected products as Nolo's Make Your Own Living Trust. The Wall Street Journal If you think you can prepare your own living trust, an excellent books is Make Your Own Living Trust. Chicago Tribune A do-it-yourself manual with checklists, step-by-step procedures, worksheets and forms. It even offers ideas for getting professional legal help for special questions or circumstances. Los Angeles Times You can create your own [living trust] with Make Your Own Living Trust. Smart Money As if life weren't complicated enough, now dying is, too. But it can be simpler for your family and friends with a living trust. [Clifford] shows how living trusts work, naming beneficiaries and creating a backup will. Orange County Register * Syndicated columnist David W. Myers recommends Make Your Own Living Trust in his column About Real Estate (Oct. 4, 2003) (as seen in The Observer in North Carolina and other metro newspapers): I highly recommend attorney Denis Clifford's Make Your Own Living Trust, Fifth Edition (Nolo Press). It's the most comprehensive publication I have seen about living trusts and includes all the fill-in-the-blank forms you would likely need to create a trust of your own.
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Denis Clifford, a graduate of Columbia Law School, where he was an editor of The Law Review, is a lawyer who specializes in estate planning. He is the author of many Nolo titles including Quick and Legal Will Book, Nolo's Simple Will Book and Make Your Own Living Trust and co-author of Plan Your Estate and A Legal Guide for Lesbian and Gay Couples. He has been interviewed by such major media as The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and Money Magazine.