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What Is a Living Will?

Estate Planning
A living will is more commonly referred to as a “healthcare directive,” The main difference between a last will vs. a living will is that while a last will disposes of property after the decedent passes away,...
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What Type of Property Is Subject to a Last Will and Testament?

Estate Planning
Some types of property pass through a will, while others pass automatically upon death. The term “probate asset” describes a person’s property that will pass by their will. This typically includes prope...
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Who Makes Decisions for Me When I Am Incapacitated?

Power of Attorney, Estate Planning
A living will does not determine who is authorized to make decisions for you when you are unconscious or otherwise incapacitated. In addition to a living will, you should consider having an attorney draft a durable power...
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What Is a Last Will and Testament?

Estate Planning
A Last Will is what most people think of when they hear the word “will.” In the estate planning context, a will is a legal document that describes how a person’s property will be disposed of after their...
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Understanding Estate Planning

Estate Planning
Estate planning is the act of managing your assets to bequeath to heirs upon your incapacitation or death. Most people have an estate, whether big or small and deciding on the best way to bestow those assets in the most ...
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When should I get a Will?

Estate Planning
Many potential clients ask us, when should I get my will done? The answer to this question is NOW!  Over the next few weeks we will discuss the reasons having a will is important at various stages of life. How the...
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