Tag: Last Will

How a Living Trust and Pour Over Will Work Together

How a Living Trust and Pour-Over Will Work Together

A Living Trust and Pour-Over Will are two estate planning documents that tend to work really well together. In this post, we explore how these two legal documents can work for your estate plan.

/ May 15, 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
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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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Alternative Executors in Last Wills

Choosing an executor for your Last Will and Testament is an important part of your estate plan since they will be the person who administers your last wishes. Usually, people choose family members to execute their Wills, but if you...

/ December 20, 2017