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You May Need a ‘Durable’ Power of Attorney

A durable power will remain in force, if a court finds that you have become incompetent.
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How Long Is Probate?

Probate is a legal process wherein a court oversees the settlement of an estate after the owner passes.
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What a Will Won’t Accomplish

That last will and testament you have tucked away? It may not be the last word on what happens to your stuff after you are gone. Instead, that legal document’s directives for doling out your wealth may be overruled by other paperwork and relevant laws.
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Should You Put Your House in Your Child’s Name?

In a nutshell, it might be better for your mom to put the home in a living trust that allows her to control the home while she is alive and allows you to inherit the home through the trust upon her death.
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How Do I Align Retirement Planning with Planning for a Special Needs Child?

As parents of children with special needs age, they should revisit the decisions they made—sometimes many years ago—regarding guardianship, beneficiarie, and other aspects of their child’s care.
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Why have Cases of Elderly Financial Exploitation Increased in Recent Years?

The Texas Department of Adult Protective Services (APS) recommended Tuesday morning that community members, aged 65 and older, keep their private information, like social security numbers, passwords, maiden names and bank account information, in a locked drawer or somewhere safe.
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Learn about Estate Planning in Your New State

When moving to a new state, you may have to sever some or all of your ties to your former state. Half measures can leave you open to tax claims by your former home state.
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What are the Key Documents in Estate Planning?

It can be easy to overlook, but an estate plan is essential for nearly everyone, whether you have a lot of money or just a little. An estate plan tells your heirs and the courts how to divide up your assets. However, it also helps protect your loved ones from unnecessary hassle and expense – as well as potentially months, even years, tied up in the court system settling your estate.
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Biggest Mistakes in Estate Planning?

As you’re making your estate plan, you’ll want to carefully consider everything. This means it may take a while to complete your plan. Here are five things to watch out for along the way.
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Death of Entertainer’s Brother may Impact Estate

John R. Nelson was Prince’s half-brother and oldest brother. He was born in 1944.
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