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December 22, 2022

Creating a Will for Your Blended Family

Trying to be equitable among your heirs can be tricky, and relying on your spouse and children to work things out after you are gone is not a good plan….

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December 15, 2022

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….

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September 29, 2022

Living Wills: Ten Things You Should Know

Unlike last wills and testaments, living wills do not pass assets and property after death. Instead, it is a mechanism to communicate…

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December 2, 2021

Add a Personal Property Memorandum to Your Will or Trust

When a family member has passed, the family occasionally ends up arguing over personal property. Arguments can take place over things like…

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November 25, 2021

What Is Covered in a Will?

The legally binding directive declaring who will receive your assets upon death is called a will, and a will is an important…

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June 3, 2021

How a Will Works

A complete estate plan, contains a legally binding mandate called a will, describing the distribution of assets upon death. If you die…

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June 2, 2021

Discerning Wills and Trusts

There are different benefits to using both wills and trusts for estate planning purposes. Each state has specific laws and regulations governing…

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Why Having a Will is Essential

Having a last will and testament gives your loved ones a set of legal instructions that communicate your wishes regarding your dependents…

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Protecting a Loved One Who Is, Will Be, or Has Been Incarcerated

It is natural to want to protect our loved ones no matter what. However, you may be finding it difficult to provide…

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February 2, 2023

Increasing Your Social Security Retirement Benefits

If you work more than 35 years, a higher earning year will cancel out a lower earning year in the SSA’s calculation….

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