Tag: estate planning

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How to Purchase a Cemetery Plot

Did you know that cemetery plots can vary in cost from hundreds to thousands of dollars, depending on the type of burial container (like a crypt, mausoleum, or columbarium) you choose for your remains? Learn the basics of purchasing cemetery...

/ January 30, 2018
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What Is Probate?

Probate is a very common term in estate planning that refers to how a Last Will is validated. In this post, we will discuss what probate is and how your executor uses it to close your estate after you pass...

/ January 23, 2018
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What is a Holographic Will?

A Last Will and Testament is usually carefully crafted according to state regulations, typed using a word processor, and signed by at least two witnesses as well as the testator. However, in some situations, a handwritten unwitnessed Will, called a...

/ January 18, 2018
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5 Reasons Your Will Could Be Contested

Creating a Last Will and Testament is a great way to ensure that your estate is distributed or taken care of according to your wishes after you pass away. However, even if a will is recognized as valid and has...

/ October 4, 2017
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4 Common Questions about Organ Donation

In the United States, there are over 100,000 people waiting for lifesaving organs. This post offers insight into the organ donation process, and highlights some common questions and concerns you might have about being an organ donor.

/ September 13, 2017
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3 Unconventional Additions for Your Last Will

You know that your home and vehicles are assets that you can leave your loved ones in your Will, but what about your loyalty cards, iTunes account, and social media accounts? Find out what you can (or can’t) add to...

/ August 23, 2017