How To Include Digital Assets As Part Of Your Estate Plan

The internet has brought us many possibilities, among which is the option to pay your bills online, receive electronic statements, and set up auto payments. Many companies leverage these methods and support paperless billing and online account management. That’s because this form of account management is a more convenient, less expensive, and more environmentally friendly […]

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How To Include Your Adopted Children And Stepchildren In Your Estate Plan

The traditional family model no longer applies to many households across the nation today, with many homes including adopted children as well as stepchildren. However, no matter how dear you hold others to your heart, that does not necessarily provide them with equality in the eyes of the law. If you want to ensure that […]

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What’s Next For Your Estate Plan After A Divorce Or Remarriage?

Throughout your life, a variety of events will occur that can affect your financial reality. Not only can big choices such as a second marriage or a divorce influence financial affairs upon signing, but these decisions can also affect your estate plans as well. Failure to consider and act on these matters can create various […]

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Estate Planning Myths That Can Affect The Financial Future Of You & Your Family

Estate planning is an area of widespread confusion that often leads to mistakes that can cost you a lot of time and money and cause a lot of stress to your family especially when you are incapacitated, or when you pass away. Here are the most common estate planning myths you should be aware of: […]

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How To Reduce Your Estate Taxes With Charitable Donations

If you have an interest in leaving behind a legacy that is positive and to eliminate or drastically reduce the taxes that your estate will owe once you have passed away, the act of making contributions to charitable causes or organizations is the ideal way in which to do this. Estate planning is a highly […]

Minimizing Your Estate Tax Using An AB Trust

If one of the spouses dies and passes on his or her assets in the last will, the estate will be heavily taxed before the beneficiaries ever receive it. Spouses looking to avoid this tax can set up an AB trust where they can each leave their assets to an irrevocable trust. What is an […]

Finding The Right Elder Law Attorney For Your Case

While it is a touchy subject, dealing with the legal matters of aging loved ones is extremely important. Far too often people take on burdens that they shouldn’t have to and spend the final years with their relatives feeling their relationships crack and falter. One of the ways to prevent this is hiring an experienced […]

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What Are the Top Three Benefits of Having a Living Trust?

Estate planning is an essential aspect of managing your financial portfolio, and a living trust might be a preferable way to disperse some or all of your assets when compared to a will. If you are not familiar with living trusts, these are the top three benefits of putting your assets into one: Avoid Probate […]

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Tips For Hiring An Estate Planning Attorney

Most people need to hire the services of an attorney only a few times in their lifetime. An attorney can be an excellent resource, especially for estate planning. However, most people do not do their estate planning until it is too late. Nevertheless, it is important to plan your estate wisely to make sure that […]

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Estate Planning Tips for Single and Childless Individuals

While most people don’t give much thought to estate planning, particularly if they are single and have no children, that is a big mistake. Whether you haven’t done so because you don’t want to consider your passing or just haven’t gotten around to it, it is important that you take the time to handle this […]