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The Fundamentals of Estate Planning

There are few things as intimidating as the project of estate planning. The best time to plan for your incapacity or death, though, is while you’re still healthy. With a little time, effort, and guidance from a trusted estate planning professional, you can develop a...

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6 Myths About Estate Planning

Estate Planning is only for the wealthy.Estate planning is more than just money.  A properly drafted estate plan allows you the opportunity to appoint someone to act on your behalf for financial or medical purposes, should you become incapacitated.  Without appointing...

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Three Legal Things to Do After a Scary Health Diagnosis

A scary health diagnosis can be emotionally and logistically challenging for many reasons. For instance, how can you take care of your family if you’re physically incapacitated? In addition to working closely with your medical providers, consider these three legal...

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5 Common Questions About Estate Planning

 1. What is the difference between a will or trust?A will is a written instrument that outlines how your assets are to be distributed at your death.  On the other hand, a trust is a written instrument that describes how your assets are to be managed once they have...

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Are Any of These 10 Mistakes Lurking in Your Estate Plan?

1) Lack of Healthcare and Disability Planning. The majority of deaths occur in hospitals or other institutions. Patients may be incapacitated to the point where they can no longer communicate their healthcare wishes. Advance Directives and a Healthcare Power of...

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