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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. […]