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A Glossary Of Terms For A Will

Wills and trusts are both tools of an estate planner, but they are not the same things. When you talk to an estate planner, it is a good idea to be familiar with the basic language used to create a will. Administrator If a person dies without a will, then the probate court will appoint […]

A Glossary Of Terms For A Trust

A trust is a legal arrangement that allows groups of people to protect assets and avoid probate when someone passes away. It is a concept that has been around since the ancient Romans, but it was perfected in England during the era of the Crusades. If you are looking to create your estate, then a […]

Why DIY Home Sales Can Be Risky

The growth of do-it-yourself home sales services has created the idea that selling or buying a home without an attorney is easy. The truth is that a real estate transaction can be risky and attempting to go through with a real estate transaction without an attorney can be a very bad idea. While the DIY […]

What Does A Probate Lawyer Do?

  When you start getting involved in estate planning, you will hear the term “probate” mentioned frequently. Your estate planner may also refer to themselves as a probate lawyer, or they might call themselves an estate attorney. Unlike other types of attorneys, such as those who practice in criminal or personal injury law, it is […]

The Three Biggest Issues During Estate Planning

Estate planning is something every person should use, no matter what their financial situation may be. Good estate planning makes sure that your final wishes are honored, but there are obstacles that can pop up to potentially derail the estate planning process. Your professional estate planner can only work with what you give them, and […]

Common Divorce Myths

Divorce happens under the worst of emotional circumstances, and that is why divorce myths are so powerful. When someone who is scared about the possibilities of a process that could alter their life forever starts to hear horror stories, they tend to believe those stories. It is important to understand fact from fiction when it […]

What Happens If There Is No Will?

One of the best ways to explain the importance of a will is to discuss the process that an estate goes through when the deceased does not have a will. The first big thing to remember is that if there is no will then the last wishes of the deceased have no priority. Not only […]

The Three Foundations Of Estate Planning

Estate planning is essential to any person who has assets, loved ones, and desires for having their assets be properly distributed after they have passed on. Within the world of estate planning there are plenty of technical terms and complicated processes that could make any person’s head swim. But the reality is that estate planning, […]

Choosing Your Divorce Attorney

No couple ever enters into a marriage with the idea that it will end at some point. When couples get married, they believe in the part that says “’til death do us part.” But as time goes by and life changes, some couples grow apart and it becomes obvious that they are not going to […]

4 Things Real Estate Attorneys Consider Vital

Real estate transactions are complicated, and that means that it is always a good idea to get a real estate attorney involved. For first-time home buyers, the whole process of finding and hiring an attorney is brand new, which means that mistakes can be made. There is plenty for real estate buyers and sellers to […]