Legal

Read about several legal instruments for real estate planning and caregivers including power of attorney, wills, trusts, and deeds.

What is Next of Kin?

Have you ever heard the words ‘next of kin’ and wondered what they really meant? You’ve come to the right place! Understanding this concept can be very important to take care of your loved ones’ interests once they have passed. Read on to learn more about what it means, and how it may affect you. …

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How Much Does Probate Cost?

This article has been reviewed by a practicing attorney in 2020 This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional legal advice. Always seek the advice of an attorney or another qualified legal professional with any questions you may have regarding your situation. Probate can be a costly and lengthy process that millions …

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What is a Will Codicil?

This article has been reviewed by a practicing attorney in 2020 This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional legal advice. Always seek the advice of an attorney or another qualified legal professional with any questions you may have regarding your situation. An estate plan gives you the power to decide how …

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Executor of Will Checklist

This article has been reviewed by a practicing attorney in 2020 This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional legal advice. Always seek the advice of an attorney or another qualified legal professional with any questions you may have regarding your situation. The duty of an executor of a will goes beyond simply …

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Irrevocable Trust Taxes

This article has been reviewed by a practicing attorney in 2020 This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional legal advice. Always seek the advice of an attorney or another qualified legal professional with any questions you may have regarding your situation. The irrevocable trust is a common estate planning tool.  While …

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Guardianship of an Elder

This article has been reviewed by a practicing attorney in 2020 This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional legal advice. Always seek the advice of an attorney or another qualified legal professional with any questions you may have regarding your situation. As our loved one’s age, many caregivers may find themselves …

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All About Bypass Trusts

This article has been reviewed by a practicing attorney in 2020 This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional legal advice. Always seek the advice of an attorney or another qualified legal professional with any questions you may have regarding your situation. As discussed in previous articles, creating a comprehensive estate plan …

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