Wednesday Words: Intestate Succession

Wednesday Words: Intestate Succession

This post will be the first “Wednesday Word.” For this inaugural post, I will explain what intestate succession is. Intestate Succession is the method by which property is distributed when a person dies without a valid will. Each state’s law provides that the property be distribute...

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Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday

Today is Giving Tuesday. The idea is that after spending our money on stuff on Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday, we take a day to give back. I recently read the book The Power of Half by Kevin and Hannah Salwen. It really changed my thinking on charitable giving. The book descr...

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Estate Planning Red Flag:  You Haven’t Planned for Incapacity

Estate Planning Red Flag: You Haven’t Planned for Incapacity

Estate planning is often associated with death. But it’s just as important for your plan to address incapacity associated with illness, injury, advanced age or other circumstances. Unless you specify how financial and health care decisions will be made in the event you become incapacitated, there’s ...

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Estate Planning Documents

Estate Planning Documents

There are certain indispensable documents they should have in place in the event that the unthinkable happens. The following is a list of some of the most important documents, along with a description of why they are important. Durable General Power of Attorney A Durable Power of Attorney is designe...

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