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Category Archives: Wills

What You Need to Know When A Sibling Contests A Parent’s Will

It goes without saying that the death of a parent is one of the most complicated times in your life, and this loss can lead to significant riffs among siblings. Unfortunately, the distribution of assets can be one reason that … Continue reading

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What to Do If You Want to Exclude a Child from The Will

Having the estate planning process nailed down with the support of an experienced attorney, you might have questions that you are uncomfortable bringing up with your lawyer. One such question includes whether or not it makes sense to exclude a particular … Continue reading

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When Is Your Living Trust Better Than a Will?

Do you only have a handful of documents set up for estate planning purposes? If so, you’re like most people who don’t realize that your will probably doesn’t go far enough to protect your interests. Having a living trust is … Continue reading

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Use Your Will to Ensure That Your Wishes Are Followed

When facing the death of a loved one, the last thing any family members want to worry about is dealing with an estate and going through probate. If you don’t have a plan in place, then your individual state and … Continue reading

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Want to Settle Scores with Your Will? Here’s Why You Should Skip It

Although it can be difficult to come to terms with the management of your estate and family members that you wish to disinherit, using your will to settle a score and leave in specific clauses that make things more difficult … Continue reading

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Some Wills Have a Way of Making People Laugh

Not everyone takes a grim approach when it comes to the Grim Reaper. A delightful website based in the United Kingdom focuses on last wills in which a bit of whimsy or human or error or outrageous personality comes shining … Continue reading

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Some Approach Wills With a Bit of Whimsy

Deciding who gets what and what goes where after a person dies is generally a pretty solemn undertaking. But not always. Some folks are able to take a more lighthearted approach when it comes to a last will and testament, … Continue reading

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Without A Will, Legislature’s Guesses Hold Sway

Most people should say that when it comes to dying without a will, there’s no way. But far too many folks manage do find a way, and this can have potentially devastating consequences, according to the American Bar Association. “If … Continue reading

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Wills And Trusts Require Expertise, Not ‘Cheaper’ Alternatives

There is no easy way out, certainly no simple way out, when it comes to estate planning. As the American Bar Association website points out, in all likelihood the do-it-yourself estate planner has a client who could use better advice. … Continue reading

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For Caregivers, Ensuring Legal Matters Essential

Caregivers of people with serious illnesses, particularly cognitive issues of the elderly, have a lot on their plate, but they also have an obligation to make future legal preparations for their loved ones. “As a caregiver, you should begin making … Continue reading

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