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Old 03-05-2015, 03:00 PM
 
Location: SoCal desert
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I'm not sure but I think our house needs to be listed in the Trust so it can be filed with the City but that's as far as I go in defining assets. Trusts completely avoid probate. There's a law here that says we need a Will. So there will be one but a simple one. We need POA and healthcare proxy and advanced directives.
Have also been a trustee, an executor, and currently a trustor

In my opinion -
Yes, your house deed needs to be in the trust name. My lawyer handled all the paperwork with the county when I had my trust done years ago.
The will - make it a "pour-over" will. It decrees that all property in the estate at the time of death "pours-over" into the trust. Takes care of things not listed in the Trust.
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Old 03-12-2015, 07:23 AM
 
Location: Near a river
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The Neptune Society pre-paid package includes world-wide pick-up of the body followed by cremation and either scattering of the ashes at sea or delivery of the ashes to a specified person. It makes absolutely no difference where one dies. I signed up for that and paid the charges a year or two ago. It sure takes the decision-making out of the hands of whoever would be stuck making them.
How reputable is the Neptune Society? When you say you paid the charges, do you mean you prepaid for the entire process? Do you name the place?
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