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Estate Planning

In Terrorem Clause Benefits

In Terrorem Clause: Putting a No Contest Clause in Your Will

No-contest clauses in a will discourage or prevent people from challenging the will in court. Lawyers now rarely use the Latin language as they did at one time.  But one surviving Latin language phrase known as the in terrorem clause goes into a will literally to place potential challengers “in terror” of […]

Why a Trust

10 Reasons a Trust Is Better Than a Will

Most people have the idea of doing a will in the back of their minds. But there are many reasons why a trust may well be a much better idea. You know you need something in place to take care of your affairs after you pass. Those who you leave […]

Why do I need advance care directives?

Advance Care Directives: What Are They?

Advance care directives provide an opportunity to participate ahead of time in making medical decisions in potentially life-ending circumstances. We all have the right to participate in our own health care decisions.  But there are times such as a serious accident or sudden illness when this is not possible. Advance care […]

Wills and Making them clear

Your Will: Make it Clear and Precise to Avoid Disputes

It’s important to have a will because this document specifies how money and property will be distributed after death.  Without a will, the person is declared “intestate” and money and property are distributed under the laws of intestacy in the state in which the person resided. Terms of a will must be […]

Digital estate planning requires thought

Digital Estate Planning: Your Social Media Posts After You Die

Mention estate planning and most people think about leaving money or a house to people who survive them. But what about all the stuff you’ve posted on social media sites.  What happens to that? Facebook made headlines in February 2015 announcing new “legacy settings”. Facebook surveyed its users, finding that 71% […]

What document do I need?

Wills and other Basic Estate Planning Documents

Most people understand that a will takes care of divvying up money and property after someone dies.  But what are the other basic documents people talk about?  Trusts, Living Wills?  Some simple definitions should clarify what purposes basic estate planning documents serve. Will A will is a document that speaks at […]



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