Wills

When Should You Make Changes to Your Will?

Sunday, June 30th, 2019

Changing your will isn’t something you should do lightly, but it is something that you may need to do on occasion. It’s important that you keep your will updated—if you don’t, parts of your estate may become tied up in probate court for months. It’s also possible someone could challenge your will if it appears...  read more

What Are My Duties as an Estate Executor?

Tuesday, April 30th, 2019

If you have been named the executor of a loved one’s estate, that person is trusting you to handle all of their affairs as they would wish. It’s an honor, but it can also be a difficult task. Before someone names you as their executor, they will likely ask if it’s a job you want....  read more

Tips for Selecting Your Executor

Tuesday, March 26th, 2019

When you die, you want to make certain that your estate is dispersed according to your wishes. Selecting the right executor is a key part of ensuring this occurs. The executor acts on your behalf and has all of the legal powers regarding your property as you did. They are able to pay your debts,...  read more

Wills vs Trusts – The Basics

Friday, February 1st, 2019

When it comes to determining how you will leave your assets to your heirs, you have a number of options. While most people think of a will as the main tool of estate planning, trusts are another great option. In fact, in many instances, a trust is a better option. Before you decide how to...  read more

Do You Need a Special Needs Trust?

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

If you’re considering leaving your heirs property, money, and other assets, you may be looking at using a trust to do so. There are a number of benefits to a trust over simply distributing your items via a will. However, while wills are all fairly similar, there are different types of trusts that do different...  read more

Estate Planning and Your Pets

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

If you have a faithful pet you’ve lived with for years and who may outlive you, you may want to set aside some of your estate to provide care for them. Of course, pets can’t legally own property, so you can’t leave your home or any money to them. What you can do, however, is...  read more

I Believe an Individual’s Will Isn’t Correct – What Can I Do?

Saturday, September 15th, 2018

If a loved one has recently passed away and you believe something about their will isn’t right, the legal action you need to take is call contesting the will. While contesting wills is somewhat common, you can’t simply do so because you think something isn’t right. Your claim has to be based on one of...  read more

Estate Planning The Essence of Wills and Trusts

Friday, June 15th, 2018

When you talk about trust and wills in estate planning, most people think that it is about their death. The reality of the matter is that it is more than that. Your loved ones have the liberty of using wills, trusts or both to clarify on their wishes. The two are all about retaining control...  read more

Trusts vs. Wills

Friday, February 16th, 2018

Both trusts and wills can ensure your possessions, assets, and beloved items end up in the right hands after you pass away. While trusts and wills can protect your future, it's important to acknowledge that there is a difference.   Let's take a look at the major differences between a trust and a will. What...  read more

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