Why You Need An Estate Plan, Even With Few Assets

Posted on: 30 June 2018
Many people don't understand why estate planning is so important, even when you own very few assets. An estate plan not only includes information about asset distribution, but can help give your opinion on end of life decisions when you are not mentally able to. Here are a few steps every person should take when planning their estate. Create A Will To Clarify Wishes If you only do one thing for an estate plan, you should at least make a will.
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Preparing To Wind Down Your Probate Practice? Where Should You Begin?

Posted on: 23 September 2017
After decades of practicing probate law, you've likely accumulated reams of client files, including original will documents, mortgage notes, and other important papers. If your state doesn't have a surrogacy requirement that forces you to name another attorney to take over your files and cases in the event of your untimely death, you may run the risk of having these files improperly shredded or otherwise disposed of by your surviving family members.
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Top 5 Reasons To Hire A Real Estate Attorney

Posted on: 20 January 2017
Purchasing any type of property is a serious investment, and it is natural to want to protect yourself. A real estate agent is an invaluable resource when you're in the market for property, but when you want to ensure that the transaction is done perfectly, it is a good idea to also retain the services of a real estate attorney. There are a number of reasons to hire a real estate attorney when buying a property, such as:
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Inheritance Items Not Held Under Probate: How To Recover Them When They Are Missing

Posted on: 16 January 2017
If your parents passed away and left their estate in the hands of a probate lawyer, you may be surprised to learn that not everything is covered under the protection of the probate law. Some property, which may be deemed of little value, could easily be claimed or stolen from the house because of this loophole in the probate law in many states. It could be anything from a rhinestone brooch to a pick-up truck.
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