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Military Estate Planning

Due to the nature of their employment people in the military need estate plans so that their families are taken care of no matter what happens. Everyone should have at least a basic estate plan because it is impossible to know when an accident or ser… Read More
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Appointing an Out of State Executor

If the best candidate to appoint as the executor of your estate lives in a different state than you, it is possible to designate him or her. However, there are some drawbacks to doing so that need to be considered. The executor of your estate should… Read More
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With Loopholes Closed What to Do About Social Security Now

In a surprise move Congress closed popular Social Security loopholes for married couples, but that does not mean that all Social Security strategies are gone. The United States Congress takes a lot of heat for not doing very much. However, sometimes… Read More
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Choose an Estate Planning Attorney Carefully

Financial abuse of the elderly is a serious problem. While most estate planning and elder law attorneys can be trusted not to abuse clients unfortunately not all can be trusted. William Edy was a respected elder law attorney in Florida. He was known… Read More
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Long-Term Care Insurance Might Not Be Worth the Headache

Purchasing a long-term care insurance policy can be extremely confusing, time-consuming and a complete waste of aspirin. Anyone who has ever looked into it knows that the costs of staying in a nursing home are extreme. With people generally living lo… Read More
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Planning for Your Passion

Estate planning for complicated financial instruments and business interests is often tricky at best. However, planning for the things people are often passionate about can be the most complicated part of estate planning. When some people think about… Read More
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Death, There's an App for That Too

When iPhones first came on the market Apple marketed them with the line "There's an app for that." The idea was that there was an app for anything you could possibly want to do. However, there was not, at the time, an app to plan for y… Read More
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Giving a Home to Stray Cats

People frequently use their estate plans as a way of continuing to support things they love after they pass away. One woman in Italy recently did so by bequeathing her home to stray cats. The late Fiorella Scannabissi of Bologna, Italy loved cats. Du… Read More
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Another Reason to Avoid Probate

Judges are supposed to be impartial and not allow any personal issues to get in the way with the fair administration of justice. One probate judge in Maine illustrates that is not always what actually happens. York County Probate Judge Robert M.A. Na… Read More
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Leaving an Intellectual Inheritance

Most people who amass wealth do not do it so that their heirs can squander it. However, that is what happens in most cases. One way to help prevent this from happening to your wealth is to leave your family with an intellectual inheritance. In "… Read More
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