Tag Archives: last will and testament

Do You Have a Plan for Your Long-Term Care?

When most people think about estate planning, their primary concern is usually “what happens when I die?”

Although this is an important discussion, it’s just as important to consider the impact of long-term care on the financial and emotional well-being of an individual or family.   Consider that 5 out of 1,000 people will experience a house fire...
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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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When is probate necessary?

Whether or not you have an estate plan in place, you have likely heard the term “probate”.

Probate is the legal process by which a deceased individual’s assets are distributed under court supervision. This process is necessary to distribute assets that are solely in the name of the deceased person. Probate is governed by state law.  

Avoiding...

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Why Newlyweds Need an Estate Plan

If you just celebrated a summer or early fall wedding, then now is the perfect time to start working on an estate plan.

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Although you may think that settling into a home together or finding a place for all your new registry...
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