Search Results for: "Probate"

March 31, 2022

Probate Can Be Disrupted by Creditors

In a will, the personal representative (executor) specifies that the date of death of the testator must be publicized, typically in a…

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January 13, 2022

The Probate Process and Outstanding Debts

Probate can be avoided if you have the right strategy in place, saving you money in taxes, avoiding public proceedings, and the…

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November 11, 2021

How Do I Know if I Need Probate?

Probate is the legal process by which the estate is authenticated and the deceased’s assets are distributed to the beneficiaries. Whether or…

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May 19, 2022

A Lifetime Money Management System for Special Needs Children

For estate planning, special needs children present a unique challenge. Optimizing your estate to use, enhance, and enrich assets for your special…

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May 5, 2022

When Planning an Estate, Avoid These Six Mistakes

Planning your estate will protect your assets, interests, and loved ones after you pass away. Sadly, many individuals make costly mistakes without…

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April 14, 2022

How Life Insurance Is Involved With Estate Planning

Initially, life insurance may seem to have no bearing on how your assets should be handled in an estate plan. However, life…

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March 17, 2022

Leaving an Estate to a Surviving Spouse

Following the loss of a spouse or longtime partner, it is difficult to look past your grief. However, it is crucial to…

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February 10, 2022

Leaving a Sad Legacy: Larry King

Legendary talk-show host Larry King married seven women and had five children with many of them. He died at age 87 on…

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January 6, 2022

Tips on Preparing an Estate Plan For a Blended Family

Inheritance distributions in blended families can be inequitable resulting in hurt feelings and possibly lengthy court battles. While you cannot legislate from…

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December 30, 2021

Things to Know About Estate Planning

The law describes estate planning as a legal document summarizing the property a person owns and how to distribute these assets when…

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