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Paper Claims to Have Identified Prince’s Son

If a California newspaper is correct, then dividing up Prince’s estate will be much easier than previously thought. The paper claims that DNA tests have proven that Prince has a son. Recently, the Minnesota probate judge overseeing the Prince estat… Read More
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Judge Cuts Down List of Potential Prince Heirs

The Minnesota judge hearing the Prince estate case has rejected most of the claims brought by people to have themselves declared to be the singer’s heirs. The stakes in the Prince estate case are very high. Because he did not have an estate plan, a… Read More
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New Profession Helps Seniors Move

Moving from a home that you have lived in for decades can be a daunting task, especially when you have to sort through a lifetime’s worth of stuff—not all of which will fit into your new home. Senior move managers specialize in making such moves… Read More
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What to Leave to Your Family

Throughout your life, you have most likely accumulated many different types of assets. When planning your estate, it is useful to know which of those assets you should leave to your family members. Estate planning is not just about deciding how much… Read More
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Trust Creation Mistakes

Creating a trust can be complicated and even experts make mistakes. There are some common mistakes that are made that you should be aware of to make sure that your lawyer does not make them. When you hire an attorney to create a trust for you, do not… Read More
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Felon Is Not Prince's Son

According to reports the Colorado inmate who claimed to be Prince's long lost son has been determined to not be related to the deceased musician. In the first of what will most likely be many paternity determinations in the estate of Prince, it… Read More
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Estate Planning in a Few Steps

Creating an estate plan can seem like a daunting task for many people, but if you break the process down into the basic steps, it does not seem as challenging. Sometimes people do not get estate plans because they think it is too difficult, that ther… Read More
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Media Denied Hearing in Prince Case

The judge overseeing the probate case concerning Prince's estate has denied a request from several media companies to be heard in the case. However, questions about media access to the case have not been definitively answered. The issue of havin… Read More
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Estates with Valuable Art Works Can Face Problems with IRS

Artwork valued over $50,000 can create an unexpected estate tax bill. Because appraisals on expensive artwork can vary estates can face some difficult issues with the IRS as Barron's discusses in "How Art Can Blow Apart Your Estate," c… Read More
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Your Retirement and Your Children

You might think that you are only hurting yourself by not saving for retirement, but you are also hurting your children in two important ways. It is common knowledge that a large percentage of Americans do not have any retirement savings. Some people… Read More
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