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Why is Estate Planning Important?

Author: MatadorAdmin July 16, 2018 In Uncategorized Comments (0)
More often than not people tend to spend more time deciding what car to buy or planning where to go on vacation, than they spend estate planning. Obviously, estate planning is not near as fun to think about as buying […]
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How Often Should I Review My Estate Plan?

Author: MatadorAdmin June 11, 2018 In Uncategorized Comments (0)
You have thought about your wishes for after you die and written them all down. You have decided who will receive what assets and any final instructions for the end of your life choices. You hired an estate planning lawyer […]
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Estate Planning and Step-Children

Author: MatadorAdmin May 20, 2018 In Uncategorized Comments (0)
  If you recently got married and your new spouse has children, you may be in the process of updating certain documents, including your estate plan. The laws can be anti-intuitive when it comes to determining what you are required […]
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Estate Planning: Set it and forget it? Or constantly update it?

Author: MatadorAdmin May 14, 2018 In Uncategorized Comments (0)
You have finally taken the time to complete your estate plan. Kudos to you! But what happens next? Just because you spent time working with a Folsom estate planning lawyer to complete your estate plan, doesn’t necessarily mean that you […]
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I want to avoid probate, is a living trust right for me?

Author: MatadorAdmin April 22, 2018 In Uncategorized Comments (0)
  One of the most common questions an estate planning lawyer receives is if it will be a good choice to draw up a living trust to avoid probate. Realistically it depends on your unique situation. Some people will need […]
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How can I leave items of sentimental value to family members?

Author: MatadorAdmin April 22, 2018 In Uncategorized Comments (0)
There is more than money that goes into an estate plan. A lawyer might explain to you that often the biggest source of hurt feelings and family disputes arises from sentimental items. Before you draft your will or trust, make […]
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What Happens to my Debt When I Die?

Author: MatadorAdmin April 22, 2018 In Uncategorized Comments (0)
In most instances when someone has died, their debt does not get transferred to their surviving family members. If when someone is alive they are unable to pay their mortgage, the foreclosure process is there to let you walk away. […]
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Should My Spouse and I Create a Joint Will?

Author: MatadorAdmin April 22, 2018 In Uncategorized Comments (0)
  A joint will is one will that is signed by two different people, usually they are a married couple, that essentially leaves all of their assets to one another. It sounds very simple, however, many believe it is almost […]
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What is a Living Trust?

Author: MatadorAdmin April 21, 2018 In Uncategorized Comments (0)
  A living trust is basically a contract that you make with yourself and it is usually the foundational estate planning document. The idea behind it is to make sure that while you are alive and have capacity and mental […]
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Reasons You Need to Develop an Estate Plan

Author: MatadorAdmin April 12, 2018 In Uncategorized Comments (0)
It’s a common misconception that an estate plan should be reserved only for the well off. In fact, there are a number of reasons to develop an estate plan with an estate planning attorney. When someone passes away, it can […]
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