Another Trust Question
Also, by way of update, I found the following article that tells the best states to live (and die) for estate planning purposes. It turns out that NM, where my Dad lives, is the "best" state for a number of reasons. Read the article to learn more.
URL #1: http://www.worth.com/Editorial/Wealth-Management/Estate-Planning/Best-Practices-Estates-Guarded-Optimism-Print.asp