Estate Planning

Reasons you might want to contest a will?

Contesting a will is far from easy. Yet, sometimes it is necessary to ensure a family member’s wishes are carried out, and you get what is rightfully yours. Money issues can lead to lifelong family disputes. So before you share your suspicions that something is not...

3 estate planning myths to avoid

When you start to think about estate planning, it's very natural to think about the things that you need to do. You need to write a will or you need to pick an estate executor. It is very important to consider the whole process from this side. At the same time,...

Why a DIY will is not such a good idea 

Creating a final will and testament is a crucial decision that many people choose to put off. Hesitance may arise because the topic of discussing death can sometimes be viewed as morbid. Furthermore, the costs associated with legal appointments and procedures can...

What can you do if you have a problem heir?

There are times when an adult knows that they need to set up a plan for what will happen to their assets when they die, but they’re worried that an heir will squander the inheritance. There are several options that you have for handling this type of situation.  One...

2 key estate planning tips you can use

Your estate plan lets your loved ones know what you want to happen with your assets when you pass away. It may also contain instructions that will come into the picture before you die. It’s imperative that you set the estate plan up carefully. You also need to take...

Do you need an advance medical directive?

An advance medical directive helps explain what kind of care you want to have if you cannot speak on your own behalf due to an injury or illness. It is a good idea for any adult, no matter their age, to have an advance directive. Whether you are young and healthy or...

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