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How To Prevent My Child from Becoming a Ward of the Court

How To Prevent My Child from Becoming a Ward of the Court

If something happens to you and you’re unable to care for your children, the court system may step in. Making a child a ward of the court is only a last resort. If you’ve already made other arrangements, the court system would prefer to honor those arrangements as long as they account for your children’s…

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5 Hacks for Setting Up a Living Will and Trust

Age is a slippery slope. The older you get, the more dependent you are on others. At some point, you cannot depend on yourself at all.  Around 60-years-old, there is a 7% chance you will suffer from dementia. Two decades later, and it is more likely you will have dementia than you will not. By then, your…

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How Did I Miss That? 5 Common Mistakes When Writing a Will

Despite the importance of estate planning, a majority of Americans seem to neglect it. In fact, 60% of American adults do not have a will. Having more than enough to worry about already, many people do not want to add their mortality to their list of concerns. But writing a will can help you take…

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Not a DIY Job: Why You Need an Attorney to Write a Will

About 60% of Americans do not have a will or a living trust. Granted, thinking and planning for the end of life is not something anyone would be enthusiastic about. So, while most people know they should, they wait until later to write a will. Unfortunately, the decision at most times is put off until it is…

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5 Common Misconceptions About Planning for the Future

Planning for your death can seem morbid, but in fact, having a solid end of life plan is a smart idea.  There are a lot of misconceptions surrounding end of life planning, especially when it comes to drawing up and maintaining a will.  Read on to learn the truth about some common myths (or misunderstandings)…

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Celebrate Your Military Family By Improving Your Military Will

Celebrate Your Military Family, Improve Your Military Will

There’s an old military adage that says, “No good plan survives engagement.”  While this quote’s timelessness must lend credit to its applicability in battle, it transcends its martial roots and applies equally as well to law.  Especially Estate Law.  Take for instance the idea of a Last Will and Testament.  A Will is probably the…

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Is it True that Prince Didn’t Have a Will?

Is it True that Prince Didn’t Have a Will?

Prince, the well-known music icon from the 80s, continued to make music and wow his fans even in the 90s and 2000s.  When he died, many people across the world mourned his passing and fell in love again with his music.  However, as news of his passing persisted, many were shocked to find out that…

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