Tag: last will and testament

Things Your Executor Can and Can’t Do

The executor of a Will is responsible for making a lot of different decisions, but are there limits to their powers? This post goes through an executor’s responsibilities and gives examples of what they can and can’t do.

/ March 11, 2020

How Marriage Affects Your Legal and Financial Status

Whether you’re thinking about getting engaged, planning a wedding, or just recently tied the knot, it’s important to understand the legal and financial effects of marriage.

/ February 12, 2020

Common Questions About Notaries and Witnesses

For those who are unfamiliar with witnesses and notaries, we’ve broken down some of your most common questions to help you execute your document with confidence.

/ November 13, 2019
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Your Guide to Signing Legal Contracts

Signatures prove your identity and show your authorization of a contract. It’s important to know how to properly sign—and who else should sign—a contract to ensure its validity and authenticity.

/ October 8, 2019
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