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Creating a Pet Trust
Estate Planning
Posted December 11, 2017

While most people will outlive their pets, some do not, which can raise concerns amongst pet owners, especially the elderly, about who will care for their animals after they pass away. In some cases, an informal agreement with a loved one or close friend is enough to put the owner’s mind at ease, but in […]

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Parents & Grandparents: A Trust May Be the Best Option for Asset Distribution
Estate Planning
Posted December 06, 2017

How to Plan for Minor Children – Part 2 Parents & Grandparents: A Trust May Be the Best Option for Asset Distribution Last month we looked at guardianship, the first of two issues that affect planning for minor children. This month we will look at some ideas for leaving money to minor children. We start […]

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Life Estates
Contested Estates Attorney
Posted November 16, 2017

While many testators want to leave their estates to a surviving spouse or another party, it is also not uncommon to take steps to ensure that the remainder of the estate will be available to someone else after the first beneficiary passes away.  When drafted correctly, these documents can help families avoid conflict over the […]

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Creating a Joint Will
Estate Planning Attorney
Posted November 09, 2017

Couples who are beginning the process of planning their estate and are also concerned about protecting the inheritances of their children may want to consider creating a joint will. These wills govern the estate of more than a single person and are considered jointly binding, which means that if one person passes away, the other […]

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