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Why is an Executor Necessary?
Even though the decedent nominated you to be their executor, you will still need to be appointed to that role by their local probate court….
An Overview of Estate Taxes
Estate taxes are imposed in the US on assets transferred from a deceased individual’s estate to his or her heirs. An estate…
Choosing to Do Your Own Estate Planning Can be Risky
You may think creating your estate plan with do-it-yourself documents will save you cash. However, it can be costly in the end,…
Death With a Will versus Death Without a Will
We don’t want to think about death, especially our own death. Add to that the question of what will happen to our…
Estate Planning for LGBTQIA+ Communities
To protect your assets, your wishes, and your loved ones, estate planning is vital regardless of your gender identity or sexual orientation….
The Probate Process Without a Will
A recent survey finds that 59 percent of men and 72 percent of women do not have a will or estate plan….
Make Your Estate Plan Conflict-Free
While you are younger and mentally fit, proactive planning can drastically reduce family conflict and infighting among your heirs….
The Probate Process
Probate proceedings seek to validate the decedent’s last will and retitle the estate’s assets into the name of heirs according to the deceased’s wishes….
Have You Updated Your Financial Information Recently?
When you prepare and organize your financial information for when you are no longer capable, you will achieve peace of mind and…
An Overview of Probate
The American Bar Association (ABA) describes probate as the legal process that recognizes a will and names the personal representative (executor) to…