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What Happens When Someone Disputes a Will?

Fri May 18th, on FAQs, Wills & Trusts |

The death of a loved one is a difficult time that can be made more difficult when someone decides to dispute or contest the will of that loved one. Contesting a will is a type of estate dispute that,...

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Is Estate Planning the Same as Writing a Will?

Fri May 11th, on FAQs |

The short answer to the question is no. Estate planning is very much different from writing a will, though a will can be used as a tool to manage your estate.

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When to Use Power of Attorney vs. Guardianship or Conservatorship

Mon May 7th, on FAQs, Special Needs Trusts |

If you have a loved one who is struggling, you may believe the only way to gain proper authority to help is to initiate guardianship/conservatorship proceedings.

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What Happens When Someone Dies Without a Will?

Fri May 4th, on FAQs |

A person who passes away without leaving a valid will is said to die intestate. A will is a legal document that specifies how an individual wants to leave his or her property – which includes bank...

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Estate Planning FAQs

Tue Nov 28th, on FAQs |

Does Everyone Need a Trust? No, but everyone needs an estate plan. It is important to assess your situation to determine your particular needs.

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Asset Protection FAQs

Tue Nov 28th, on FAQs |

What does insurance have to do with asset protection? Having adequate insurance is always the first line of defense when it comes to protecting your assets.  Be sure your coverage is sufficient for...

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Special Needs Planning FAQs

Tue Nov 28th, on FAQs |

My disabled child is turning 18, is there anything I need to do? A Special Needs Trust (SNT) is a trust designed for beneficiaries who are physically or mentally disabled and may be eligible for...

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