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The Living Trust Advisor by Jeffrey L. Condon

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CHAPTER 24 Question and Answer Time! Or, Take the Opportunity to Ask This Expensive Lawyer Your Questions . . . at No Charge

 

I always leave room at the end of my Living Trust seminars for Q&A, so I thought I would follow suit with the last section of this book, the Postgame Review.

Answering questions is my favorite thing to do as an inheritance planning attorney. Some people get their fun by hang gliding, making pottery, collecting coins, or watching flies getting killed by bug zappers. For me, fun is coaching girls’ softball; hanging with my kids (whenever they are not embarrassed to be seen with me); dining with my amazing girlfriend, Kim; swimming and surfing; watching any movie that co-stars Eva Mendes (who I believe is the second coming of Raquel Welch); and answering inheritance planning questions—wherever and whenever. At my seminars. In newspaper columns. On radio and television call-in shows. At parties and restaurants. Over the phone, by e-mail, at the office, or at my home. It just makes me feel good to be able to respond to folks in a helpful and meaningful manner.

Whenever a question is posed, I get the opportunity to see how I perform with the answer. With so many questions being the same (“What is the Living Trust?”), I like to challenge myself by giving answers that deviate from the usual seminar script. Also, I want to see how well I fare with questions that deal with subjects for which I have only practical experience (as opposed to formal class training), ...

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