Tag: estate planning

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Breaking Bank: How Bankruptcy Affects Inheritances and Estate Plans

Bankruptcy affects hundreds of thousands of Americans every year, and it leaves many of them in the lurch when it comes to their inheritances. In this blog post, we discuss some of the consequences bankruptcy has on people’s ability to...

/ May 8, 2018
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 there 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
Common Questions About Estates

Common Questions About Estates

It’s important to plan your estate, but what exactly is an estate, and what does it include? Everyone has an estate, and everyone should take the time to plan for what happens to it when they pass away. This post...

/ March 22, 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