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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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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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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Executor of an Estate: Being Relieved of Duties

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It is common knowledge that the probate process sometimes takes several years to complete. In order to close the probate process, the executor of the estate must request a release of their duties from the court. However, what happens if the executor never requests a release from their duties, and chooses to do so several years later?

Often, an executor of an estate fails to ask the court to relieve them of their duties in a timely manner, and decide they ...

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10 Tips to Proper Estate Planning

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The various drama surrounding legal estate battles proves the importance of proper estate planning. New lawsuits arise each day surrounding the legal battles of trusts, wills, and estates. In order to lawsuit-proof your estate before your passing, be sure to keep these helpful tips in mind:

  1. Avoid lawsuits by treating each sibling equally. Whenever you favor one sibling over the other, there is conflict. If anyone feels as if they are not getting their fair share, you can expect a family ...
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How proper planning can avert a Casey Kasem-type drama

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Estate planning can be one of the most complex matters for a family to figure out. The complexity continues when there is a second marriage involved, and furthers when there is a large age gap between spouses in a second marriage. One famous case that has proven to be not only complex, but emotional can be seen in the Casey Kasem case.

Radio host, Casey Kasem’s, sudden death has left a fuel of fire for the debate over his estate. Legal ...

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Benefits of Estate Planning Family Conversations

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No matter how well you and your family communicate, confronting the subjects of both death and money is complicated and is often a manner that is uncomfortable to talk about. As morbid as the thought may be, it is imperative that you sit down with your entire family and discuss what measures must be taken after the passing of the adults in the family. Discussing estate planning is crucial and can provide an array of benefits, including:

  1. Discussing the trying matter ...
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