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6 Critical Things You Should Have at Your First Estate Planning Meeting

If you are thinking about putting together an estate plan, it is important to consult with an attorney who is knowledgeable and experienced in this area of law.

Your initial meeting with an estate planning attorney is a good opportunity to discuss your family’s financial situation as well as your concerns and goals. If you are...
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What Is a Medallion Signature Guarantee, and Do I Need One?

Upon seeing the words medallion signature guarantee (MSG), you may envision some shiny grand medallion, signifying a level of greatness few attain.

However, that is far from what this guarantee means. An MSG is a unique tool used to protect the transfer of certain accounts and property from fraudulent transfers and is often required during the...
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Think Your Family Won’t Fight Over Your Estate? Think Again.

Most families are happy families.

As you gather together with your family this holiday season, you probably share laughs and tell stories. You get along and enjoy being with each other and everything seems copacetic. But what happens with the matriarch or patriarch dies? You would be surprised how, suddenly, years of pent-up resentment and hurt feelings...
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