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Estate Planning

Wills and Trusts

ABA Family Legal Guide: Estate Planning
Source: American Bar Association
Content Type: Manual
This consumer focused guide explains the options for estate planning and answers common questions.

Citations to State Probate Codes
Source: Cornell University School of Law
Content Type: State Laws
This list includes citations and links to all state probate codes.

State Specific Consumer Information at LawHelp
Source: LawHelp
Content Type: Website
LawHelp helps low and moderate income people find free legal aid programs in their communities, and answers to questions about their legal rights.

Annuities

AARP: Annuity Primer
Source: American Association of Retired Persons
Content Type: Article
This consumer focused article explains the basics of annuities.

Living Trusts

Avoiding Living Trust Scams: A Quick Guide for Advocates
Source: National Consumer Law Center
Content Type: Article
This article explains the basics of living trusts, common scams involving living trusts and how advocates can assist clients avoid scams or challenge scams.

For More Information

More information on this topic might be found in the following areas of the Legal Issues library:
Mortgage Issues
Fraud
Financial Exploitation