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How To Handle Cases Of Estate Fraud And Abuse

How To Handle Cases Of Estate Fraud And Abuse

When the assets of a deceased person need to be distributed to their heirs after death, the process is referred to as Probate. During this process, an Executor (who is generally chosen by the Testator prior to their death) is responsible for properly dividing up the...

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Dynasty Trusts: When Should They Be Used?

Dynasty Trusts: When Should They Be Used?

When you’re looking to pass your wealth along to family and loved ones after your passing, a Trust is a commonly used tool to make sure your family and loved ones are protected. Dynasty Trusts take this a step further, offering benefits beyond a standard Trust and...

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What Happens When An Executor Loses Capacity?

What Happens When An Executor Loses Capacity?

The duty of care owed by Executors to the beneficiaries of an Estate is integral to the probate process. Assessing the mental capacity of an individual to act as the Executor is vital if there are concerns that the person may not be able to discharge their duties...

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Estate Plan Updates When Starting A New Business

Estate Plan Updates When Starting A New Business

Most people have heard of Estate Plans, especially as it relates to their Will, or more specifically, the distribution of their individually owned property at their death. However, when it comes to Estate Plans and businesses, most business owners may not be aware of...

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How “Gray Divorces” Can Impact Your Estate Planning

How “Gray Divorces” Can Impact Your Estate Planning

While separation among young couples is becoming less common in the United States, divorce cases among older people, also known as “gray divorce”, is rising. According to the Pew Research Center, the divorce rate for Americans aged 50 and over is about twice the...

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