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Why Your Marital Agreement Should Be a Part of Your Estate Plan

It is not uncommon for couples to enter into marital agreements stating what property is separately owned by each spouse and the property rights each spouse will have in the event of separation, divorce, or death.

They are most common when one or both of the spouses is wealthy, owns a family business, or expects a...
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How to Protect Your Family When You and Your Spouse Work in the Same Business

You and your spouse live together, you work together, and chances are you spend a lot of your free time together.

Having a successful marriage and business takes a lot of hard work and dedication but can also be among the most rewarding things in life. But what happens when your business hits a bump in...
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How Your Marriage Can Impact Your S Corporation

Marital status can impact your S Corporation more than you may realize.

Before starting your business or changing its status, make sure you’re aware of all the implications this has for you and your spouse.

Community Property and Asset Co-Ownership

Community property is the designation given to any asset that a married couple owns together, regardless of the...
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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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