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Court Bonds 03.18.2022

Family Secrets and Estate Plans

  Big secrets withheld from close family members are difficult during life—and perhaps even more devastating upon death, when loved ones no longer have the hope of making peace with a surprising new reality. However,…
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Family Secrets and Estate Plans
Court Bonds 03.08.2022

Death In The Family? Practical Advice

Here’s a reality no one likes to talk about: when a loved one dies, as if working through grief is not enough, there’s a lot of other work to be done. In addition to the…
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Death In The Family? Practical Advice
Court Bonds 03.08.2022

Alzheimers? Consider a Trust

  No one wants to think about living with Alzheimer’s. Sadly, a growing number of people and their families have no choice but to make big shifts in their lives, as they cope with the…
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Alzheimers? Consider a Trust
Court Bonds 03.04.2022

Missouri: Probate and Personal Representatives?

In Missouri the Circuit Court’s Probate Division oversees the distribution of assets after a death. If there is a will, assets are distributed accordingly, after debts are paid. If there is no will, Missouri’s intestacy…
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Missouri: Probate and Personal Representatives?
Court Bonds 03.04.2022

Lots of Holes: The Estate of Henry Darger

An Illinois probate court is trying to sort out who has the rights to the estate of outsider artist Henry Darger—and has so far found “lots of holes” in the court documents. When Darger, died…
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Lots of Holes: The Estate of Henry Darger
Court Bonds 02.24.2022

Insights for Executors: Identity Protection

  Executing the will and affairs of a deceased loved one has always been challenging—and cyber crime is making it even more so.  Attention to digital accounts, assets and passwords is increasingly important, as is…
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Insights for Executors: Identity Protection
Court Bonds 02.24.2022

Pet Trust?

  Sure, go for it. Establishing a pet trust ensures that your pet is cared for when you are no longer able to do so. Although informal arrangements with friends or family members are well-intended,…
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Pet Trust?
Court Bonds 02.19.2022

Estate Planning: Power of Appointment?

  Even diligent estate planning efforts cannot possibly cover every potential circumstance that could challenge our loved ones down the road. A child could suffer an accident, a lawsuit could threaten savings, a hurricane could…
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Estate Planning: Power of Appointment?
Court Bonds 02.19.2022

Probate Law: Specialty Courts In Iowa?

  Iowa is exploring the establishment of two new specialty probate courts. In anticipation of an unprecedented transfer of wealth as the population ages, some experts believe specialty courts can play a critical role in…
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Probate Law: Specialty Courts In Iowa?