Tag: last will and testament

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

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