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How to Find a Great Estate Planning Attorney
Embarking on estate planning can often feel challenging, yet it is a crucial step in securing your family's financial future and your peace of mind. The journey is intricate, fraught with potential pitfalls that could jeopardize your family's...
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What to Look for in a Probate Lawyer
Probate describes the transfer of estate assets and the acceptance of a will as a valid public document. For grieving families, going through the probate legal process can often be overwhelming and traumatic, especially when they don't have...
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5 Benefits of Having a Letter of Instruction
Anyone helping with the resolution of your estate should have access to your letter of instruction. This letter of instruction is not binding in law like a will. However, it can spell out your intentions to your family for matters not covered by...
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How to Prepare for a Probate Hearing
Losing a loved one can be frustrating enough to deal with. But it can become more challenging when you have to deal with legal issues, such as the administration and distribution of their estate. When a person dies, their estate usually goes...
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When and How to Challenge a Will
A will is a legal document that can help people express their wishes for the property they worked on. However, it may also be subject to unjust motives by other entities who want to get the owner's property. Challenging a will may also include...
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A 5-step Guide to Setting Up a Trust
A trust is a legal arrangement created to manage assets. In the document, trustees are named, along with the terms of the trust and beneficiaries. This is often made by parents who have assets to distribute to children who are still minors and...
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What Does Probate Law Govern?
Family members might ask you to manage the affairs of a loved one after the recent passing of a family member or friend. Probate deals with the administration of the deceased's property. This includes making payments, selling homes, paying...
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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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