Your Will And Trusts Aren't Enough: Using Beneficiary Designations As An Estate Plan
There are several methods of transferring property at death. A transfer of probate property by a valid will or a deed of transfer will generally involve the assistance and advice of an attorney. While transferring property through probate is unavoidable in certain cases, this does have its downsides.
Hopkins, Jamie Patrick and Kurlowicz, Ted, "Your Will And Trusts Aren't Enough: Using Beneficiary Designations As An Estate Plan" (2015). Faculty Publications. 100.