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Court Bonds 11.30.2022

What Is a Trust?

  Estate planning increasingly involves the establishment of a trust, which is a practical way to designate funds for our own needs and for beneficiaries, including children or those with special needs. Trusts allow for…
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What Is a Trust?
Court Bonds 11.30.2022

Probate Complications

  Probate is the legal, public process that brings closure to our affairs when we die. Probate protocols vary by state, and at some point, most families will navigate the appropriate proceedings upon the death…
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Probate Complications
Court Bonds 11.08.2022

Retirement Plan Trusts Explained

  Trusts can play a variety of roles in our estate plans, since they can be specifically set up to attend to particular life circumstances. For example, a retirement plan trust shields the principal of…
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Retirement Plan Trusts Explained
Court Bonds 11.08.2022

Temporary Administrator?

  When a loved one dies without a will, courts may appoint a temporary administrator to take responsibility for fiduciary functions. This ensures that pressing affairs of the estate, like securing a property, are addressed…
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Temporary Administrator?
Court Bonds 11.03.2022

Filing A Will in Probate Court?

  Families frequently—and mistakenly—believe that when a will exists, probate can be avoided upon the death of a loved one. The fact is, a will needs to be filed in probate court, and this is…
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Filing A Will in Probate Court?
Court Bonds 10.27.2022

Customizing A Special Needs Trust

  Establishing a Special Needs Trust for a loved one ensures allows you to think about their needs, including the importance of maintaining eligibility for government benefits. Lawyers explain how a trust can be customized…
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Customizing A Special Needs Trust
Court Bonds 10.27.2022

Avoid Disputes

Avoid Disputes In addition to all the other important reasons to carefully prepare a will and or trust, is this one: having a solid estate plan is the best way to avoid the disputes that…
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Avoid Disputes
Court Bonds 10.21.2022

Can You Avoid Probate? Should You?

  There is nothing inherently bad about probate. Simply put, probate is the legal, public process that brings closure to our affairs when we die. Although most states offer expedited processes depending upon the level…
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Can You Avoid Probate? Should You?
Court Bonds 10.21.2022

18 and Up?

Simply put, everyone from the age of 18 on up needs an estate plan: the tools that will arm our loved ones to attend to our affairs. Ideally, they won’t need these legal documents for…
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18 and Up?