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What Happens To My Facebook, Linkedin, and Twitter Accounts When I Pass Away?

Posted on: June 8th, 2012
Ten years ago, I bet you never wondered, “What happens to my social media presence and online accounts when I pass away?” But today, that is, or should be, a consideration....

Estate Planning For Families With Young Children – Part 2 of 2

Posted on: May 26th, 2012
In my previous post I discussed the need and issues involved in naming guardians to care for your young children in case both mom and dad are incapacitated or pass away. In this post we will continue that discussion but focus on naming one or more guardians of the child’s estate....

Why Is Estate Planning Important?

Posted on: May 25th, 2012
25 reasons estate planning could be important to you....

Estate Planning For Families With Young Children – Part 1 of 2

Posted on: May 23rd, 2012
For those families with minor children, estate planning should be a top priority. Unfortunately, for many families that is not the case....

What Is Probate And How Does It Work?

Posted on: May 20th, 2012
Probate is the legal process of transferring title of the Decedent’s (the one who passed away) assets from the Decedent, to the heirs or beneficiaries. Probate is necessary because in order to transfer assets a signature is ordinarily required. However, when someone has passed away they are no longer able to sign. Therefore, the court appoints an executor (a person chose by the Decedent) or an Administrator (a person chosen by the Court) to provide that signature and “stand in the shoes” of the Decedent....

How Will My Assets and Estate Pass To My Spouse, Children, and Beneficiaries?

Posted on: May 19th, 2012
There are two basic ways to leave gifts to your heirs or beneficiaries: outright or in trust....
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