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 plots in the United States in this post.
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 away.
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 holographic Will, might be accepted. This post provides more information about this unorthodox document.
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 been properly signed and witnessed, there is still a chance that it could be contested. Read more in this post.
In the United States, there are over 100,000 people waiting for lifesaving organs. This post offers insight into the organ donation process, and highlights some common questions and concerns you might have about being an organ donor.