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Two Healthcare Documents You Should Always Have Up to Date

When it comes to your healthcare, especially during these uncertain times, you need to ensure that two estate planning documents in particular are up to date.

The first is your healthcare power of attorney. This document allows you to name a person to make medical decisions on your behalf or communicate your wishes in the event...
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Disaster Preparedness Month: How to Prepare for Whatever May Come Your Way

The unpredictable can occur at any time: fires, hurricanes, floods, earthquakes, pandemics —you name it.

Because September is National Disaster Preparedness Month, we want you to be prepared for whatever life throws at you. Although none of us can predict the future, there are some things you can do to ensure that you and your family...
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4 Steps to Ensure the Enforceability of E-Signatures

More and more, transactions between small businesses and their customers, vendors, and service providers occur online rather than on paper.

Yet some feel uneasy about the enforceability of these electronically-signed documents. Is an electronic signature as valid as a conventional handwritten signature?  Under state and federal law, e-signatures are recognized as valid and enforceable: Most states have...
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Three Keys to Protecting Yourself from a Rogue Executor

Unfortunately, sometimes a death in the family can bring out the worst in people.

Indeed, family resentments sometimes simmer during a time of grieving - particularly when money and assets from the deceased’s estate are involved. If you are a beneficiary under a loved one’s estate plan, you may...

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