The odds are good that at some point during your life you will execute a Power of Attorney. Given how common they are, you may also be named as the Agent in someone else’s Power of Attorney. What … [Read more...] about Can a Third-Party Refuse to Accept a Power of Attorney?
Over half of all Americans do not have an estate plan in place. That fact is not all that surprising given the fact that the average person is not familiar with most of the concepts and documents used … [Read more...] about 3 Estate Planning Documents You Should Have in Your Plan
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For many people, the concepts and legal jargon associated with estate planning can be intimidating because they are unfamiliar. A perfect example can be found in the word “heir” and “beneficiary.” … [Read more...] about Is There a Difference Between an Heir and a Beneficiary?
There are over 20 million unmarried cohabitating couples in the United States. According to the Pew Research Center. If you are among the millions of Americans who have decided to wait to get married … [Read more...] about Estate Planning for Unmarried Couples: What You Should Know
Divorce is both an emotional and a legal process. One goal of the legal part of a divorce is to legally divide the debts and assets of the marriage. One thing that divorcing couples often overlook … [Read more...] about Does the Ex-Wife Get an Inheritance after Divorce?
Becoming a grandparent is something many of us look forward to with great anticipation. After all, grandparents get all the benefits of children without all the responsibilities. It also offers yet … [Read more...] about Estate Planning Tips for Grandparents
Every year in October, the LGBT community and its supporters celebrate LGBT History Month. If you will be among those who are celebrating the importance of LGBT history this October, this is also a … [Read more...] about Update Your Estate Plan for LGBT History Month￼
Most people recognize the importance of estate planning; however, those same people often fall victim to the numerous and varied myths and misconceptions about estate planning. To help ensure that … [Read more...] about Estate Planning Myths and Misconceptions