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Could Your Heirs or Beneficiaries Receive a Smaller Inheritance Than You Thought?

Most people don’t look forward to the death of a loved one, but they may have thought about a possible future inheritance.

The reality is, that when someone passes, one of the first things heirs and beneficiaries want to know is the overall value of the deceased’s estate. Generally, the executor or trustee is required to...
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Estate Planning Considerations for Incarcerated Individuals

If you are or are about to be incarcerated, your future is probably a bit uncertain, not just for you, but also for your family and others who may depend on you.

There is a way to ease some of this uncertainty and stress and that’s through proper estate planning. No matter how long your incarceration...
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Seven Tips to Avoid Family Fights Over Property

Ask a group of friends if they have experienced a family fight over property after a loved one has died, and you will be in for a lively and eye-opening conversation.

Far too many families end up fighting, or at least experiencing tension, over a family inheritance. But it does not have to be that way....
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What You Need to Know About Choosing a Trustee

It's not always immediately clear who should be the person you place your literal trust in to manage your financial affairs, so here are some critical things to consider first.

When a trust is established, the trust owner must name a trustee. That person is responsible for your financial affairs which includes collecting income, paying bills...
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