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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 08.13.2021

Surprise Heir? Scholastic Drama

  Dick Robinson, CEO of Scholastic, died, suddenly this summer. Though most of us didn’t know him, we have all most likely touched some of the many mega-successful publications that are part of his legacy….
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Surprise Heir? Scholastic Drama
Court Bonds 08.13.2021

Second Marriage? Estate Planning Tips

  Marrying again later in life? Beautiful! Do talk about your hopes for how assets are to be shared with loved ones when you die. Better yet, experts say, make a plan. Don’t forget to…
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Second Marriage? Estate Planning Tips
Court Bonds 08.04.2021

Wills: Make One?

  Gallup’s latest poll indicates that despite the traumatic lessons of the pandemic, the percentage of American’s who have created a will has remained about the same for the past three decades. Here are the…
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Wills: Make One?
Court Bonds 08.04.2021

What Are The Steps of Probate?

  Each state has its own procedures and laws for the probate process, though the end goal is the same: transferring assets out of the deceased person’s name to heirs or beneficiaries. When there is…
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What Are The Steps of Probate?
Court Bonds 07.27.2021

Correcting A Will?

If you have made a will—great! Now, don’t forget to periodically review it. In addition to making sure it still reflects your assets and intentions, you may note errors that you previously did not spot….
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Correcting A Will?
Court Bonds 07.27.2021

Trust Distributions?

Trusts can be an important way to provide for children, or other family members with special needs upon your death. When you create a trust, you can make choices about how the disbursements are to…
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Trust Distributions?
Court Bonds 07.19.2021

Courtroom Hostilities Cost Artist’s Estate Millions

When the artist Robert Indiana died in 2018, his wish was for his old home in Maine to be converted to a museum so that his artistic vision would continue to inspire future generations. Sadly,…
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Courtroom Hostilities Cost Artist’s Estate Millions