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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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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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Estate Planning for Millennials – How to Get Started

If you were born in the latter part of the 20th century, you're part of the largest generation of Americans in history: millennials. And...
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What Is a Letter of Instruction (Template) – Estate Planning Basics

If you're like most people, thinking about your death and paying a lawyer to help you prepare for it doesn't sit well with you....
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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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Estate & Inheritance Tax – Threshold, Rates & Calculating How Much...

As the old saying goes, nothing is certain except death and taxes. Nobody loves either one of these things – and when you put...
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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....
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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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Wills vs. Trusts – What’s the Difference?

Dying intestate — without an estate plan — leaves behind a nightmare for your loved ones. That means you need to create detailed legally binding instructions for your estate in the form of a will or living trust. But which do you need? Or should you have both?
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What Is a Will and Why Do I Need One?

It’s easy to make excuses for not creating a will, but it’s a vital legal document most people need to have. Thankfully, it’s not as expensive or time-consuming as you might think. What can a will do for you, and why should you create one today? Find out here.
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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 Your Pets When You Die? – Estate Planning...

Are you planning your will and estate? Do you want to ensure your pets are taken care of if something happens? These tips will help you understand the basics of estate planning, including what you need to know about wills, trusts, and powers of attorney for your pets.