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How Does a Court Administer an Estate?

How Does a Court Administer an Estate?

During probate, judicial officials, including probate judges, process the wills of the deceased. While state probate laws may vary, the general process is quite similar across the country. Probate is the process of proving wills for decedents’. A probate judge will...

Revocable Trusts: An Introduction

Revocable Trusts: An Introduction

The following question came from a client: After my brother died, he left money in a revocable trust for my children – but they could only get that money if they spent it on a trip to Tanzania to visit with the elephants. Why can't my kids put that money toward...

Co-Agents: A Basic Overview

Co-Agents: A Basic Overview

If I need help paying my bills or talking to doctors, I don't know which of my two children should be my power of attorney. Can't I just name them both? You can, but please don't. You risk creating conflict or chaos if you name more than one child to serve...

Looking at Long-Term Care Options

Looking at Long-Term Care Options

A thorough assessment of your life and health care planning is more important than ever before. Americans continue responding to the ever-present threat of COVID-19 in its many iterations, and we are identifying that which is most important in our lives to preserve...

Nontraditional Families and Estate Planning

Nontraditional Families and Estate Planning

Estate planning practices are changing as family structures change. As recently as thirty years ago, a traditional family comprised a husband and wife who married young, purchased a home, had children, and worked toward financial stability and security. In 1949, 79.8...

Tips on Estate Planning for Blended Families

Tips on Estate Planning for Blended Families

When you pass away, your loved ones should not have to inherit assets only to realize they can't access them to pay for the expenses they will be responsible for afterward. Most retirees’ assets are in homeownership and retirement accounts, requiring a sale to get...

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