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Cost of Probate after Death

If you care about your family, you will try and plan your estate early enough to avoid probate. If you procrastinate on it, you will end up leaving your family in turmoil. Lack of proper estate planning leaves your family arguing about the distribution of the estate, encounter long delays and pay a lot in…

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The Checklist for Inheritance Trusts

Death is inevitable and no one in this world can live forever. Planning for the future of the next generations is important for everyone. Estate planning helps people prepare for the future and make arrangements for their loved ones. Inheritance trusts are an important part of estate planning and these trusts are drafted to ensure…

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Wrapping a Security Blanket Around Your Assets from Creditors – Does a Living Trust do the Job?

When creating an estate plan to protect beneficiaries, many people establish a trust to hold their property and money and safeguard these assets from creditors. However, what most of them don’t know is that not all trusts can protect the family assets from creditors. If you want to wrap a security blanket around your assets…

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Barriers that Derail Successful Estate Plans

Not every estate plan comes out successfully, some fail even before they start. Poor estate planning leads to high expenses, misunderstandings, despair and cause rifts between the beneficiaries. Without proper directives and preparation, families find themselves embroiled in arguments and indecision that is easy to be avoided with some care and foresight. Many people think…