What Happens With Your Will When You Die?

What Happens With Your Will When You Die?

Upon the death of the testator—the person who made the will—probate will be opened if the testator died owning accounts or property in their sole name and without a properly completed beneficiary designation form. Probate is the court-supervised process in which the...
What is a QTIP Trust?

What is a QTIP Trust?

Lifetime Qualified Terminable Interest Property Trust A lifetime qualified terminable interest property (QTIP) trust is an irrevocable trust created by one spouse (who usually has more money and property) for the benefit of the beneficiary spouse. The  spouse can...