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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 […]

As elderly people get older, it’s crucial for them to prepare all of their legal documents to protect themselves in terms of health care and their finances. Sometimes when someone doesn’t clearly identify every detail of their finances or possessions within their will, the deceased’s family members will have to go to a Probate Court, […]

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Main Takeaways: A revocable trust is a trust where the money stays liquid; it can be taken out again. An irrevocable trust is a trust where the money cannot be taken out again. A revocable trust often becomes irrevocable after the death or incompetency of the person who sets up the trust, making it a good option […]

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Main Takeaways: A statutory durable power of attorney is a legal agreement, giving someone the power to act on behalf of someone else, except for healthcare decisions. If the principle is already mentally incompetent, a power of attorney cannot be established, as the principle must be able to act on his or her own behalf. […]