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Life Insurance

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Like a pay on death designation, you can designate specific persons on your life insurance policies to be

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Living Trusts

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A trust – or a living trust – is a legal means of assuring that a decedent’s property

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Pay-on-Death Designations

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For bank accounts, bonds, IRS, and other securities, you can simply designate a pay-on death beneficiary. Thus, when

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What is Probate?

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Probate is the legal process by which property owned by a someone who is deceased has passed to his

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Avoiding Probate

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First of all, probate is time consuming and can be very expensive. And guess what? It’s usually not

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Funeral Arrangements – Final Disposition

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It is in your best interest to make out a final disposition document detailing how

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Probate Basics

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When someone passes, his or her property must be distributed through probate. The process is generally overseen by an executor,

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Probate Petitions

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Probate petitions should be filed in the county where the decedent was living at the time of expiration, regardless of

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Uniform Probate Code

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The Uniform Probate Code, adopted by 18 states, specifies the rights of a surviving spouse when their spouse passes

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AB Trusts

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If you are married and have grown children, the best and most popular way to avoid estate taxes is probably

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