Social Security Spousal Benefits

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Social Security serves as an essenti…

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Why Is Estate Planning Important for Blended Families?

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Where Should I Keep My Will?

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Your estate isn’t wrapped up when your law…

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What You Didn’t Know About a Trust

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Planning for the future is important regardless of your age or wealth. One of the estate planning tools you can use to protect your assets and pass on property to your heirs and beneficiaries as you see fit is a trust. Trusts can be useful tools, …

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Pros and Cons of Having a Trust

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A living trust is one of the most commonly used estate planning tools, but what distinguishes a trust from a will? Rather than make a simple statement of what assets go to what parties, you fund the trust and choose a trustee to administer it acco…

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Estate Planning Pitfalls

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Estate planning may seem daunting, both from a legal and a personal standpoint. No one likes to think about what happens after they pass away, but it is nonetheless essential to be thorough and precise no matter which way you choose to protect your a…

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What You Didn’t Know About An Irrevocable Trust

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You may have heard people discussing “revocable,” “irrevocable,” and “living” trusts interchangeably. Trusts can be a good way to transfer your property after your death and let your heirs avoid the probate process. Trusts may also add un…

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Why a Living Will Is an Important Part of Your Estate Plan

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Estate planning is a way of relieving everyone’s mind after you are gone. You can make all your property dispositions and bequests ahead of time and give your…

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What You Need to Know About a DNR

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If you are considering a do-not-resuscitate order (DNR), you need to speak with an experienced estate planning attorney. While a DNR is a medical form that you complete but that your physician must sign, it’s important to be aware of the legal impl…

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Five Tips for Planning Your Estate When You Have Children with Special Needs

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If you are considering estate planning and you have children with special needs, you should discuss your options with an estate planning attorney. It’s important to understand the factors that impact how your assets will be handled. In developing y…

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