Evan Kyle Guthrie’s Guides

Evan Kyle Guthrie

Charleston Estate Planning Attorney.

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  1. Estate Planning For A Child That Provides Caretaking Responsibilities

    Written by attorney Evan Guthrie, almost 2 years ago.

    When parents of get older and have multiple children, one child may provide caretaking responsibilities for the parent. These added duties include care at home including chores such as cooking, cleaning, organizing, and any other duties that are associated with home care. Added d...

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  2. Deciding What Age A Minor Heir Will Receive Their Inheritance In An Estate Plan

    Written by attorney Evan Guthrie, almost 2 years ago.

    Although it is difficult to think about your own mortality, if you have minor children under the age of eighteen then it is something that you must consider for their own protection and well being. The estate plan that you come up with when you are still alive will greatly affe...

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  3. Estate Planning When One Child Is More Successful

    Written by attorney Evan Guthrie, almost 2 years ago.

    Some families are blessed with a child that is extremely successful in terms of wealth. This condition can make planning an estate more challenging than it would normally be. Making an estate plan as a parent that has one child that is more successful than the other children ca...

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  4. Do Not Underestimate The Size Of Your Estate When Making An Estate Plan

    Written by attorney Evan Guthrie, almost 2 years ago.

    Making an estate plan is an important step in taking control of your financial life, but you must have an accurate and complete picture of your overall net worth and potential for growth of your net worth in the future. It is very easy to underestimate the size of your estate ...

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  5. The Dangers Of Estate Plan Of Jointly Titling Bank Accounts With A Child

    Written by attorney Evan Guthrie, almost 2 years ago.

    When one is coming up with an estate plan there is a common practice that some people engage in. That practice is putting their name on a bank account with their child or what is also known as having the bank account titled jointly.There are reasons to title a bank account join...

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  6. Sharing Information With Your Estate Planning Attorney

    Written by attorney Evan Guthrie, almost 2 years ago.

    When you finally decide that it is time to make your estate plan you will have to schedule a meeting with an estate planning attorney. There will come a point when the conversation with your estate planning attorney may get uncomfortable or personal and you feel that you should...

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  7. Choosing The Estate Plan You Want Or The Estate Plan You Need

    Written by attorney Evan Guthrie, almost 2 years ago.

    There comes a time when you must decide what your estate plan will ultimately look like. Plans for your estate come an many different forms, but one key distinction to make between choices is the plan you want versus the plan you need. The plan that you want may not always be t...

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  8. Surprises Are a Bad Thing For An Estate Plan

    Written by attorney Evan Guthrie, almost 2 years ago.

    Everyone likes a good surprise from time to time. There are some situations where a surprise can be welcome. An estate plan is not one of these situations. A surprise in an estate plan can lead to difficulties and difficulties can cost your estate money. A surprise in planning...

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  9. Estate Planning For Owning Real Estate In More Than One State

    Written by attorney Evan Guthrie, about 2 years ago.

    Owning Real Estate in multiple states is a dream for many, but a reality that many have already achieved. This means you could have a residence in one state and a vacation home in another state. This is a good thing for the few that can pull it off, but there can be consequence...

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  10. You Do Not Have To Leave A Dollar To Disinherit Someone In An Estate Plan

    Written by attorney Evan Guthrie, about 2 years ago.

    There is a popular misconception that is part wives tale part urban legend that the best way to disinherit someone, particularly a child, is to leave them a dollar in your will. The will in this case usually contains a provision such as "I leave a dollar to my child". Leaving a...

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