4 Estate Planning Steps You Must Take After the Death of a Spouse

August 17, 2017 When a spouse passes away, thinking about “the estate” might be the last thing on your mind. And while it’s necessary to give yourself ample time to process the loss of your partner, it’s also imperative you talk with your estate planning attorney sooner rather than later — or you might be […]

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The Perils of Joint Property

August 3, 2017 People often set up bank accounts or real estate so that they own it jointly with a spouse or other family member. The appeal of joint tenancy is that when one owner dies, the other will automatically inherit the property without it having to go through probate. Joint property is all perceived […]

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Money Isn’t Everything in Estate Planning

July 25, 2017 How to Pass Your Stories and Values to the Future Generations Money may be the most talked about wealth contained within a person’s estate, but the riches of their experience and wisdom can mean even more to family members down the line.

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Tips for Working with a Law Firm

July 20, 2017 Get the Most Out of Your Work with Your Lawyer: When you hire an attorney for estate planning, help with a loved one’s estate, or any other legal matter you want to make sure that the work gets done as quickly as possible and at the best possible value.  Here are some tips […]

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