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Estate Planning After Your Divorce Decree

You have recently divorced your spouse and the judge has signed the divorce decree. Now what?

Although you may feel as though you have spent enough time and money on lawyers, there is one last attorney you need to talk to: an estate planning attorney. If you and your former spouse had estate planning done together...
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A Guide for Understanding the Probate Process

The probate process involves authenticating the deceased individual’s will, assessing the assets, settling debts and taxes, and overseeing the allocation of the inheritance. After an asset-holder dies, the court will appoint a valid will's executor to administer the probate process. In the absence of a will, the court will appoint a state administrator to handle...
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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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Ways to Leave Your Real Estate to Your Loved Ones (and the Pros and Cons)

Owning real estate continues to be a very popular investment vehicle for individuals and couples alike.

One attractive feature of investing in real estate is that investment property can also double as a personal residence. In other cases, real estate investments may be rental, recreational, commercial, or farm properties. Whatever the case, it is important to...
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