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Trust & Estate Planning Will vs. Trust: What's the Difference?
Every time we decide on an estate planning device, it is typically with our loved ones in mind. Two of the most popular modalities for estate planning include the creation of a will and a trust. When it is for you to decide which is the better...
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What to Know Legally About Wills
For most people, wills are not necessary. What they don't know is that wills are important legal documents that will ensure all your wishes are carried out in the event of your death. Regardless of your age, work, or economic status, creating...
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What Does a Probate Lawyer Do and Why You Need One
A person's estate is everything that makes up their net worth (whether alive or dead) including land, real estate, possessions, finances, and any other assets they may have. When an individual passes away, it becomes the state's job to settle...
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What you need to know before you hire a Trust Lawyer
Estate planning is one of the best ways to financially protect an individual and their assets. A trust attorney provides legal advice to whoever you name as your trustee, the person who ends up responsible for managing the trust.
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6 Ways to Protect Your Assets
As much as earning is important, you need to know that protecting your current assets bears as much weight for anyone at any point in their lives. A lot of people just focus their attention into earning more, but they forget that they also need...
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The basics of legacy planning and management
We all know what is at stake for us; whether we are poor or wealthy, young or old, education or business savvy, we have not planned for our departure from this world. We make many plans; to buy a car, to buy our dream home, and so on and so forth...
By Natalie V. Janice
How Can an Estate Planning Lawyer Help You?
It took you years and a lot of money to have the properties, cars, and other assets you have under your name right now. If you want all of your assets to have heirs in the event of your death or incapacitation, prioritize working with...
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Heirs According to Shariah Principles of Succession
Shariah lays down the relations that qualify as heirs following the death of an individual. The deceased's estate can only be transferred to persons who qualify as heirs under Shariah Law principles. Anyone who does not qualify as an heir gets...
By Hassan Mohsen Elhais
Contesting A Will - Know Your Rights
The time immediately following the death of a loved one is always a difficult time for all involved. This time can unfortunately be even more painful if there is confusion or dispute surrounding the manner in which the deceased's estate will be...
By Jessica A Parker
Last Will and Testament: The Only Way to Have the Final Say
Executing a last will and testament is the only way to have the final say in how you want your affairs handled. The last will is used to designate beneficiaries, establish guardianship, express burial preferences and appoint an administrator...
By Simon Volkov
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