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What Happens If I Die Without a Will?

A will is a valuable legal tool. It is most known for its ability to provide directions as to how a person’s assets should be distributed upon his or her death, but it can be much more. In a will, you can name who you want to act as personal representative of your estate, a…

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Common Missteps to Avoid When Creating Your Will

Have you made the decision to finally get an estate plan in place? This is a great and important first step to putting legal protections in place that will further and protect your goals for the future. As you set out on your estate planning journey, you will most likely develop a will, an important…

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What Is Incapacity Planning?

It may be a scary idea to confront, but the truth remains that not one of us really knows what the future holds. This, of course, can be a source of great anxiety. While the mystery of the future can hold great promise and excitement of the unknown, it can also be overwhelming, to say…

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How to Challenge the Legal Validity of a Will

After the death of a loved one, emotions can run high. When you add in the expectations people may have for an inheritance, things can become quickly heated. You discover the decedent changed his will a few days prior to death. The new will conflicts with what the decedent told you. Due to the suspiciousness…

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