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How to Dispose of Your Tangible Personal Property

Your estate plan is likely to include a variety of what are referred to as “specific bequests.” A specific bequest is when you name a particular person to inherit a certain item, such as a piece of personal property. You may have made many specific bequests for tangible personal property items such...

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Remember Your Car When Estate Planning

A big part of estate planning will be going through your assets and deciding not only who you want to get what, but how you want this transfer to occur. After a house, a person’s car is usually one of their more significant, tangible assets. As such, it can be a...

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Have You Updated Your Estate Plan Lately?

Putting a comprehensive estate plan in place is important for everyone. While everyone’s estate plan may look different, it will likely include things like tools for distributing your assets when you die, such as a will or a trust. It will also likely include other important legal documents such as advanced...

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Estate Planning Mistakes You Can Avoid

If you have made the decision to establish your estate plan, congratulations on taking an important step to protecting and promoting a future you want for yourself and your loved ones. The legal tools used in estate planning can play a critical role in furthering your goals and bringing you peace...

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Creditor Claims During Estate Administration

Part of the estate administration process is taking steps to ensure that debts of the estate are verified and paid. That is why the creditor claims process is such an important part of probate. Let’s take a look at what this process looks like.

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Simplified Probate for Small Estates

Probate is a burden that falls on many after the death of a loved one. It can be a frustrating and time-consuming process. It can also be a costly one. Fortunately, there are many ways to plan your estate so that the bulk, if not all, of it avoids probate completely. Though,...

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Bitcoin Estate Planning Basics

Since cryptocurrency came into existence over a decade ago, even the most reluctant of investors have started to consider joining this market. It took some time for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency to gain widespread believers, but it has happened. More and more people are holding cryptocurrency among their assets. Digital holdings, in...

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