Tag: estate planning

Things Your Executor Can and Can’t Do

Things Your Executor Can and Can’t Do

The executor of a Will is responsible for making a lot of different decisions, but are their limits to their powers? This post goes through an executor’s responsibilities and gives examples of what they can and can’t do.

/ April 3, 2018
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How to Find and Collect Unclaimed Inheritances

Have you ever wondered if you are owed an inheritance that you just didn’t know about? Find out what happens if your inheritance goes unclaimed and how to claim it in this post.

/ March 29, 2018
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How to Purchase a Cemetery Plot

Did you know that cemetery plots can vary in cost from hundreds to thousands of dollars, depending on the type of burial container (like a crypt, mausoleum, or columbarium) you choose for your remains? Learn the basics of purchasing cemetery...

/ January 30, 2018
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What Is Probate?

Probate is a very common term in estate planning that refers to how a Last Will is validated. In this post, we will discuss what probate is and how your executor uses it to close your estate after you pass...

/ January 23, 2018
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What is a Holographic Will?

A Last Will and Testament is usually carefully crafted according to state regulations, typed using a word processor, and signed by at least two witnesses as well as the testator. However, in some situations, a handwritten unwitnessed Will, called a...

/ January 18, 2018
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5 Reasons Your Will Could Be Contested

Creating a Last Will and Testament is a great way to ensure that your estate is distributed or taken care of according to your wishes after you pass away. However, even if a will is recognized as valid and has...

/ October 4, 2017