Tag: last will and testament

How to Deal with Dementia in a Parent

How to Deal with Dementia in a Parent

It’s tough hearing that your mom or dad is afflicted by a form of dementia, but there are things you should do after learning of the diagnosis. Discover important first steps for building a strong support system for your parent...

/ September 11, 2019
Tenants in Common vs Joint Tenants

Tenants in Common vs Joint Tenants

Joint tenants and tenants in common are treated very differently in real estate. One offers you the chance to bypass probate, while the other allows you to distinguish between different percentages of ownership. Find out the benefits and purposes of...

/ June 12, 2019

Legal Protection for Couples Who Aren’t Legally Married

Once a couple is married, their legal affairs become entwined and they gain many personal and financial rights that unmarried couples typically don’t have. In this post, discover which legal documents can get unmarried couples the same legal protections.

/ June 5, 2019
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What Does Bequeath Mean?

Bequeath is a term used in a Last Will document that means to gift something to another after you pass away. Find out more about what bequeath means and how it differs from the term devise in this post.

/ January 23, 2019
3 Common Estate Planning Mistakes

3 Common Estate Planning Mistakes

Familiarize yourself with these common estate planning mistakes so you can avoid them in your own estate plan.

/ November 22, 2018
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The Basics of End-of-Life Planning

There’s no reason to cause your family and friends additional stress by having them make last-minute funeral arrangements after you pass away. With an End-of-Life plan, you can outline exactly how you want to be remembered. Find out more in...

/ August 2, 2018