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Who Should You Pick as Your Children’s Guardian?

How Do You Choose the Right Guardian for Your Children? Each day, almost 10,000 children around the world are orphaned. Though no parent likes to think about the idea of leaving their child, planning for the worst can ensure your family stays safe no matter what happens. When selecting a guardian for your kids, there...

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How to Speak With Your Parents About an Estate Plan

Talking to Your Parents About Estate Planning Fifty-two percent of older Americans do not have a financial power of attorney in place, which is why it's important to speak to your parents about estate planning. Before you have the conversation, there are things you need to know to make the process go smoother....

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What Happens to Debt After You Pass?

How Debt Is Handled After a Person Passes More than 70% of Americans will die with some outstanding debt, according to the credit bureau Experian. For those with mortgages, the average amount of debt was more than $60,000 in 2016. Estate planning litigation lawyers, therefore, often have to tackle the challenges of...

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How to Create an Estate Plan That Handles Real Estate Appropriately

Advice for Handling Real Estate During Estate Planning Real estate is one of the most common items bequeathed in a will, but it is not quite as simple as you might think. According to property estate planning lawyers, you need to consider several important factors before deciding how to handle real estate. Consider...

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Legal Requirements for Removing a Fiduciary

Legal Course of Action for Removing a Fiduciary When a grantor does their estate planning, they carefully choose the person or people who they trust to administer their final wishes. As such, the court takes allegations of impropriety very seriously, and it is not an easy task to remove a fiduciary from their...

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Estate Planning Transfers Wealth, Reduces Estate and Property Taxes

How to Keep Estate Planning From Causing Family Arguments Each year, roughly 3% of wills are contested due to disagreements among potential heirs. It can be quite tricky to create an estate plan that does not upset at least one person. Here are some things you can do to reduce disappointment among all your heirs. Be...

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What Do You Do If a Parent Dies Without a Will?

Complex Estate Planning Benefits You and Your Beneficiaries Complex estate planning ensures that your wealth, assets, and small business will be transferred smoothly to your designated beneficiaries after your death. It took you a lifetime to acquire your properties, savings, pension, and 401k retirement funds, so...

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4 Tips on How to Choose the Right Conservator for Your Assets

What Happens If a Parent Dies Without a Will? About 14% of individuals younger than 30 have a will, and 68% of Americans aged 65 and older have a will. What happens when someone dies without a will, and why is this document important? Here are some of the most important things you should know. What Is the Term for...

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How a Medicaid Trust Preserves Your Assets

Choosing the Right Conservator for Your Assets A conservator manages and makes decisions on your behalf when you are incapacitated. They assume the responsibility of managing your estate. Therefore, a conservator is legally authorized to make financial decisions regarding your assets. What to Consider When Choosing a...

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