Estate Articles

Before making the choice to disinherit a family member or relative in your Last Will, consider the consequences of your decision.
The complete guide to estate planning with a spouse, including the documents and decisions you both need to make.
Publishing an obituary is an easy way to let others know that someone has passed away. In this post, we will explore the ins and outs of obituaries.
Connect with your heritage. Gain rightful access to financial resources. In this article, we'll uncover the steps for finding & claiming lost inheritances.
Discover how bankruptcy takes priority over inheritance claims and estate plans—and what you can do to protect your interests.
A parents' step-by-step guide on how to select a caregiver for their children.
A step-by-step guide to being an executor and settling an estate.
In this post, we'll walk you through the basics of buying a cemetery plot, covering everything from cost to burial options and everything in between.
A personal asset inventory (PAI) is a list of your physical possessions, which can be helpful after emergencies, such as a burglary or fire. In this article, we'll discuss how the best way to create a personal asset inventory is by using a website or app.
Use this a Living Trust to guarantee your loved ones benefit from your life’s achievements as you’d intend them to.
Here are some of the tasks that should be taken care of before you depart on an international trip.
Intestate is a term that describes when a person dies without a Last Will and Testament. It may describe either a deceased person or their estate.
Probate refers to both the process of a court determining the validity of a Last Will and Testament and the personal representative distributing the estate.
The right of survivorship is a right granted to joint property owners that ensures the transfer of one owner's stake to the remaining owners in the case of death.
Our survey found that 73% of Americans do not have an estate plan. Here's a look at the biggest estate planning struggles and how to complete yours.
Trust funds hold assets for beneficiaries to inherit. The primary benefit of trust funds is the avoidance of the probate process which can be a time-consuming and expensive process.
Documenting your various internet accounts and services creates a vital reference work for you and your loved ones. There are several reasons why you should create an online ID record--most importantly because your record is an important part of your estate plan.

Estate Checklists

Executor ChecklistHow to Execute Your Last Will and Testament

Estate Planning Documents

Last Will and TestamentA document used to distribute personal assets to beneficiaries after death.
Power of AttorneyA document used to name a personal representative in the event of incapacitation.
Health Care DirectiveA document that outlines personal health care preferences in the case of an emergency.
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