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Estate Distribution When There is No Will

Author: MatadorAdmin July 27, 2019 In Uncategorized Comments (0)
Estate Planning Lawyer   When someone dies without a will defining how they would like their assets distributed, it is called dying intestate. Unfortunately, for the family of the decedent, an intestate probate process can prove to be long and challenging, […]
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What Is a Guardian?

Author: MatadorAdmin June 22, 2019 In Uncategorized Comments (0)
Estate Planning Lawyer in Fairfield County, CT If you’re a parent of minor children, you probably think about what happens to your kids if you die before they become adults. Who will take care of the kids? What about your […]
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What Does a Will Do?

Author: MatadorAdmin June 10, 2019 In Uncategorized Comments (0)
Estate Attorney When preparing the division of your estate for after your death, you may find the need to have a legal last will and testament in place. This document can serve many purposes, among those being dividing your assets […]
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What Is a Living Will?

Author: MatadorAdmin May 25, 2019 In Uncategorized Comments (0)
Wills Lawyer in Ridgefield, CT Dealing with medical issues is never pleasant. Whether you have to go in and have routine surgery or are facing a more serious problem, having to prepare for the situation can be stressful. One of […]
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Determining an Executor’s Duties

Author: MatadorAdmin May 24, 2019 In Uncategorized Comments (0)
Estate Planning Lawyer When you are planning your estate, you want to make sure that when you are not around, someone you trust will be able to take care of your estate. However, you do not want to pick just […]
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What Is a Will?

Author: MatadorAdmin May 23, 2019 In Uncategorized Comments (0)
Wills Lawyer Ridgefield, CT When speaking to your lawyer about estate planning, he or she may have suggested that you have a legal will in place for when you die. You may have wondered, however, what exactly a will is […]
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What Is a Living Will and How Does It Work?

Author: MatadorAdmin May 23, 2019 In Uncategorized Comments (0)
Wills and Trusts Law Firm Ridgefield, CT A will is a legal document that gives directives on how you want things carried out after your death. It divides property and assets to those you name as beneficiaries. What, then, is […]
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Asset Protection Trusts and US Jurisdictions

Author: MatadorAdmin May 23, 2019 In Uncategorized Comments (0)
Trust Lawyer If you feel that your possessions or estate is in danger of being taken by creditors or a lawsuit, you may have started to look into asset protection planning. A common type of asset protection is a special […]
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Why You Need a Will Even With a Revocable Trust

Author: MatadorAdmin May 21, 2019 In Uncategorized Comments (0)
Trust Lawyer There are many advantages to putting assets in a revocable trust for distribution to your loved ones and intended heirs after you die. Like a will, a trust allows you to distribute your property to exactly whom you […]
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Estate Planning With Your Children in Mind

Author: MatadorAdmin March 24, 2019 In Uncategorized Comments (0)
Estate Attorney Planning an estate plan is more than just ensuring that your assets are distributed to the appropriate heirs. Estate plans are also key to safeguarding the care of your children should you no longer have the ability to […]
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