A Living Trust and Probate

A trust is a legal arrangement where a person, or trustee, manages property for the benefit of another person, or the beneficiary. The legal property title is held by the trustee. The grantor creates the trust and entrusts his or her assets to the trustee for his or her choice of the beneficiary. The grantor, […]

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How To Create an Inventory of Assets

After the death of a loved one it’s up to the executor of the will to create an inventory of the deceased’s assets. This is an essential step in the probate process, and one that must be handled carefully. It’s only by creating an accurate idea of the deceased’s assets that the value of the […]

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What’s what in Estate Planning?

When you begin planning your estate, whether it’s a will, living will, power of attorney, or healthcare power of attorney, you are faced with many new and unfamiliar terms. An estate planning attorney can be helpful when navigating these unfamiliar documents. Wills: What is a will? A will, or a Last Will and Testament, is […]

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