An Overview of the Probate Process

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There are a variety of options available to you when it comes to handling your final affairs. When you choose to delegate your final wishes in a will, your loved ones will be required to go through probate. Those who fail to draft a will may also be subjected to the probate process.

Probate is a legal process that involves validating a deceased individual’s will or appointing an individual to handle their estate if they do not have a will. Creditors ...

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Benefits of a Living Trust

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As daunting of a subject as discussing your final wishes can be, it is extremely important if you want the ones you love most to be able to grieve in peace. With so many unique benefits of a living trust, many individuals are choosing to utilize living trusts over wills to settle their final affairs.

  • If avoiding probate is a main concern for you, a living trust may be the best option for your final wishes. When you avoid the probate ...
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Importance of an Estate Planning Attorney

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When it comes to guaranteeing that your final wishes are carried out as planned, you must be diligent in your estate planning. There are a variety of specifications and legal implications that you must get 100% accurate in order for the will or trust to carry through as planned. When it comes to finding an attorney, you must choose one you trust to carry out your final wishes. If you are not yet convinced of the importance of hiring an ...

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How to Avoid the Probate Courts

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If you are one of the many individuals who wants to provide for your loved ones after you pass but do not want to go through probate to do so, these helpful tips may be of some guidance. When it comes to avoiding probate court, there is an ...

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Do I Need A Will If I Don’t Have A Lot Of Assets?

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In order to receive peace of mind in your future, you must conduct some basic financial planning. In doing so, you may be left wondering if you really need a will. No matter the measurable size of your assets, everyone can benefit from creating a will. A will allows an individual to guarantee that their final wishes regarding the delegation of their estate will be carried Continue Reading →

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Avoiding Common Celebrity Estate Planning Mistakes

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It is no surprise that estate planning is a complex and invasive process. However, estate planning for celebrities can be extremely complex with so many interested parties involved in the process. With recent celebrity deaths and will and trust mistakes, it becomes increasingly more important that we learn from these celebrities’ mistakes. Many experts and lawyers attribute celebrity will mistakes to their hectic lifestyle. Wills, trusts, and estate planning must be updated whenever one experiences a major life change; however, ...

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Using Living Trusts To Avoid Probate

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As you may have heard about the complex and long process of probates, you may be inclined to try and avoid the process altogether. When you are going over your estate planning desires, your main priority is likely leaving as much of your wealth to your children and heirs as possible. Through the probate process, you are required to leave a good amount of your money to probate lawyers. Did you know that living trusts make it possible to avoid ...

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Preparing Your Financials for Deployment

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Deployment orders typically raise an abundance of questions and concerns. One of the most important steps that need to be taken care of before an individual is deployed is arranging their financial assets. Compiled are some helpful tips to get you through this process:

  • You will want to appoint someone to handle your financial affairs while you are deployed. If you are a single parent, you will want to appoint someone as a temporary guardian as well. A power of attorney ...
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