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Probate law has specific provisions for handling the affairs of people who have died. These laws are followed according to the specifications that are set out in the statutes. Failure to follow these laws can lead to a lawsuit or even criminal proceedings. Breach of trust is one of the more severe consequences of not […]

Cycling has recently become a popular means of transportation for a broad demographic. Some people bike as means of transportation to work, with the motivation of environmental conservation, in consideration of their health, or to reduce transportation costs, among other reasons. With the growing popularity of cycling, the risks and frequency of accidents related to […]

Financial Wellness In Life (and Beyond): Four Resources for Planning an Estate

Planning your Estate When a loved one passes away, money often becomes a major issue for spouses, descendants, and beneficiaries. Whether repaying an outstanding debt or collecting a life insurance claim, money is the primary driving force in almost every decision that an executor will make, making it one of the most complex assets to […]

Securing Financial Wellness After Receiving an Inheritance

Receiving an Inheritance After a will has been presented, or the court has ordered an intestate succession, an estate’s assets are distributed amongst beneficiaries, such as a spouse and children. The division of assets is one of the most important parts of estate planning and the probate process, and receiving an inheritance during the highly […]

Executor of a Will An executor of a will takes care of the deceased person’s finances, which includes finding the will, taking an inventory of the estate, paying taxes and debts, and distributing remaining property among the heirs of the deceased. To help with this process, an executor may hire professionals such as an attorney […]