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will to probate court

Where There’s a Will, There’s a Way-To Probate Court

One day William’s daughter read in an article that a will was not the best way to leave property to heirs. Wills often involve long and expensive court proceedings and there are other, more-efficient ways to pass on savings to family. But William was a person who knew his own mind, and he felt sure […]

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guardianship

Avoiding Guardianship

Avoiding GuardianshipWhat is a guardianship? A guardianship is usually defined as a protective legal proceeding for someone who is incapacitated and unable to manage his/her own affairs. Incapacitated means that the elder is no longer able to receive and evaluate information and communicate decisions. This usually applies to the ability to make financial decisions or care-related […]

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estate planning as you age

5 Things for an Estate Plan

5 Things Your Estate Plan Needs as You AgeEstate planning is important for people of all ages, but as we age, the need for planning becomes even more critical. Many people avoid estate planning, because they do not want to think about the end of life, failing health or disability. Others believe that an estate […]

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family estate planning

Estate Planning for Young Families

Estate Planning for Young FamiliesMany new parents ask us why they need an estate plan. After all, young families usually do not have a lot of money or assets. They are busy working hard and raising their children. However, parents, especially new parents, absolutely need an estate plan. One of the most important things that you […]

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