Blog Posts in September, 2016

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  • 4 Reasons a Will Can Be Contested
    4 Reasons a Will Can Be Contested

    There are four primary reasons that a will can be contested. Knowing the reasons that a will can be contested can be helpful for reducing the chances of a dispute among your heirs, whether you are ...

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  • The Dangers of DIY Estate Planning
    The Dangers of DIY Estate Planning

    By Kimberly Palmer, US Money Every year, thousands of consumers bypass lawyers and create their own wills, powers of attorney, and other estate planning documents with the help of online tools and ...

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  • "The 6 Most Controversial Celebrity Wills: Michael Jackson, Leona Helmsley, Princess Diana and More"

    Who got the money? Who had the biggest family feuds? The mistakes that were made — and what we can learn from them. Two legal experts in estate planning and the authors of Trial & Heirs have the scoop ...

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  • What You Need to Administer a Trust
    What You Need to Administer a Trust

    If you are taking on the responsibility to manage someone’s trust, there are a few things you should know about your obligations. Trust administration is an important job, and it can be frustrating or ...

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  • Eight Steps to Make Life Easier for Your Heirs
    Eight Steps to Make Life Easier for Your Heirs

    Many people devote a significant amount of time planning how and to whom they will leave their assets. However, they often skip some very basic steps that can cause hassles for their heirs, hitting ...

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  • Driving and Alzheimer's: When Should Alzheimer's Patients Stop Driving?
    Driving and Alzheimer's: When Should Alzheimer's Patients Stop Driving?

    Driving demands good judgment, quick reaction times and split-second decision making. For a person with Alzheimer’s, driving inevitably becomes difficult, and he or she may become unsafe on the roads. ...

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