Moore Legacy Law Blog
Our attorneys – Jim Moore, Curtis Moore, and Dan Stuart – strive to make estate planning, asset protection, and probate as easy as possible for you.
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Q & A with Client Relations Manager, Lorene Wilson
Lorene Wilson joined Moore Legacy Law not a moment too soon, in early 2021. She has been indispensable ever since. Lorene’s background includes more than 35 years of providing corporations and non-profits with administrative expertise, including 3+ years in the estate...
Wills do NOT avoid probate. What does?
It’s a common belief that a last will and testament (a will) is enough to avoid the costly and time-consuming probate process in Missouri. Unfortunately, this is not the case. In fact, a will is the set of instructions a person leaves for the probate court and their...
Q&A with attorney Dan Stuart
Dan Stuart – an experienced and compassionate attorney as well as a close personal friend of Curtis Moore – joined Moore Legacy Law in late 2021. Read more about Dan’s background and why we selected him here. Dan plans to open the Liberty office of MLL soon. Like Jim...
The surprisingly complicated process of terminating a giftrust (or gift trust)
In the 1980s and early 1990s, Twentieth Century Mutual Funds (now American Century Investments) offered a unique investment vehicle intended to allow an individual to create an irrevocable trust as a gift for someone other than their spouse. American Century...
Welcome Dan Stuart, our newest attorney, to help demystify estate planning
Welcome Dan Stuart, our newest attorney, to help demystify estate planningDan Stuart and Curtis Moore have dreamed of working together since they shared a tiny, closet-sized office at UMKC School of Law 10+ years ago. A decade later, it’s finally (and already)...
What is the SECURE Act, and how will it affect my Missouri estate plan?
What is the SECURE Act, and how will it affect my Missouri estate plan? What is the SECURE Act? In the world of estate planning, change is on the horizon. The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act takes effect on January 1, 2020, and...
What Will Happen to My Facebook Account if I die..?
What is the SECURE Act, and how will it affect my Missouri estate plan?Does your will include specific provisions to help your loved ones manage your online presence when you die? If your estate planning documents are more than five years old, the answer is probably...
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