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Court Bonds 10.08.2021

Estate Law: The Human Side?

Some estate planning experts find it easier to dig into the numbers side of the work than the human side. While the resulting plans might seem logical—especially from a tax reduction standpoint—they don’t always make…
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Estate Law: The Human Side?
Court Bonds 10.08.2021

The Family Home: Passing It On?

In many families, a home, is the most valuable asset—making parents eager to pass it on to the next generation. There are different options for doing so, depending on the circumstances. Thoughtful estate planning can…
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The Family Home: Passing It On?
Court Bonds 10.07.2021

Undue Influence?

  Some Trust and Estate lawyers are observing a rise in claims of undue influence related to the affairs of decedents who suffered from dementia. The recent Matter of Varrone from Surrogate’s Court in Queens…
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Undue Influence?
Court Bonds 10.06.2021

Probate Litigation?

Family disputes over real estate or gifts. Contesting wills or trusts. Conflicts about guardianships or conservatorships. These are all examples of issues that can result in lengthy probate litigation cases. Experts advice families on the…
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Probate Litigation?
Court Bonds 09.29.2021

Grieving and Playing Detective?

Imagine your loved ones digging through papers while in a state of grief? Unfortunately, this is what happens when there is a death in the family before affairs are put in order. For additional incentives…
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Grieving and Playing Detective?
Court Bonds 09.08.2021

Trustee? Ask These Questions First

When a family member or friend asks you to serve as the trustee, it’s an honor, conveying they trust you to look out for the beneficiaries. It is also, of course, a big responsibility. Before…
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Trustee? Ask These Questions First
Court Bonds 09.08.2021

Trusts Are Helpful When…

We all need an estate plan. Frequently, a basic last will and testament is a great way to lay out your wishes and leave affairs organized for your loved ones. Sometimes, depending on your intentions…
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Trusts Are Helpful When…
Court Bonds 09.01.2021

Can You Execute My Will?

Executing a will is a big responsibility. It takes time and patience, and the administrative chores can be an extra challenge for those grieving. When you create a will, be thoughtful in your selection and…
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Can You Execute My Will?
Court Bonds 09.01.2021

Accountable To Beneficiaries: Personal Representatives

The probate courts appoint personal representatives to settle the affairs of the deceased when there is no will. A personal representative takes control of the assets (aka estate) of the deceased and distributes them to…
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Accountable To Beneficiaries: Personal Representatives