Estate planning for the estate-less

Posted on May 3, 2011 by Bill Faiferlick

Guest: Barry Siegel

Many people tend to dismiss the idea of estate planning because they believe they’re net worth doesn’t merit that level of consideration. 65 percent of Americans fail to have a will. Barry Siegel, ESQ., is joining Bill Faiferlick to look at some very real life examples of when estate planning for the estate-less could have saved heirs and family members from additional unnecessary financial strain, conflict and unnecessary challenges. There are strategies that Americans including the Average Joe needs to consider to protect their modest assets and heirs from unexpected heartache and turmoil. Barry D. Siegel, ESQ., Principal of the Law Firm, Barry D. Siegel, P.A. counsels high net worth individuals and families with respect to Trust and Estate Planning and Asset Protection utilizing both domestic and international strategies. He is the co-author of The Book of Estate Planning Strategies.

Guest:
Barry Siegel, Trust and Estate Planning Attorney

Barry D. Siegel, ESQ., Principal of the Law Firm, Barry D. Siegel, P.A. counsels high net worth individuals and families with respect to Trust and Estate Planning and Asset Protection utilizing both domestic and international strategies. He represents beneficiaries and fiduciaries of estates and trusts regarding tax, probate and trust law issues. Mr. Siegel has co‐authored “The Book of Estate Planning Strategies” and authored numerous articles on Estate Planning and Asset Protection. He has been quoted in the South Florida Business Journal, the South Florida Sun‐Sentinel and he has been a guest on numerous television and radio shows. He has served as an Adjunct Professor for the Legal Studies Program at Florida International University in Miami, Florida. Mr. Siegel has also been a featured speaker on Estate Planning and Asset Protection Issues at the prestigious Global Wealth Summit held in Nassau, Bahamas.