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What to Do When a Family Member Dies – Estate Settlement...

The death of a family member or loved one is a difficult time for anyone. The last things you want to think about at...
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Intestacy Rules & Laws – What Happens When Dying Without a...

As the saying goes, "You can't take it with you." And unless you're planning on being buried with all your worldly possessions, someone is...
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What Is the Homestead Exemption – Definition, Tax & Legal Treatment

Actually living off the grid is rare, but millions of American homeowners can truly call themselves homesteaders. That's because the Federal Government - and most state governments too...
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5 Legal Facts You Need to Know About Incapacity Planning

Time waits for no one. None of us can ever know with certainty what our futures hold. The idea that you might one day lose your...
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What Happens to Debt When You Die? – Dealing With After-Death...

If there is a list of topics people don't like to discuss, death and debt are near the top. However, like many important legal...
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What Is Power of Attorney & How to Get It –...

A power of attorney, often abbreviated as POA, is a document allowing capable adults to name someone to serve as their representative, or allow...
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How to Talk to Your Aging Parents About Estate Planning &...

There is one guarantee in life that none of us can escape: We will all die someday. If we’re lucky enough, we’ll do this...
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10 Legal Myths About Estate Planning – How Wills & Trusts...

Wills, living wills, and trusts can be confusing. That's why we created an easy estate planning checklist covering the costs, tools, probates, and taxes....