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Should I Create a Will or a Trust?

Author: Legal Sweeney November 30, 2020 In Uncategorized Comments (0)
Estate Planning Law Firm When you’re working on an estate plan, you might come across a lot of options for documents to include. Do you need a will? Do you need a trust? Aren’t they the same thing? The following […]
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What Is Elder Abuse and How Does It Relate to Estate Litigation?

Author: Legal Sweeney October 16, 2020 In Uncategorized Comments (0)
There are many reasons that estate litigation may unfold, including executor disputes, formality failures, undue influence, outdated estate planning documents, and elder abuse. Sadly, there are people out there in this world who have only malicious intentions, and may take […]
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What Happens at a Traffic Court Hearing?

Author: Legal Sweeney September 30, 2020 In Uncategorized Comments (0)
Will Lawyer If you receive a traffic ticket, there is a chance you will have to appear in court. This usually depends on the severity of the violation. Additionally, you always have the option to contest any ticket you receive, […]
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Filing a Personal Injury Claim for a Slip or Fall

Author: Legal Sweeney September 15, 2020 In Uncategorized Comments (0)
Stairs frequently create the perfect environment for slips, falls and trips, which leads to many injuries each year. If you slip and hurt yourself on the stairs of someone else’s property, you may be able to file a personal injury […]
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A Trust and Child Support

Author: Legal Sweeney August 17, 2020 In Uncategorized Comments (0)
Wills and Trust Law Firm When someone creates a trust, they are creating a document that states where they wish their assets to go and who should take care of them. If someone wants their property to go to a […]
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What Is a Revocable Living Trust?

Author: Legal Sweeney July 19, 2020 In Uncategorized Comments (0)
Estate Lawyer Estate planning has many different avenues to protect assets before and after you die. Many people use a will to outline how an estate is distributed to beneficiaries. Another option is a revocable living trust. Trusts aren’t only […]
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Understanding Legally Drawn Wills

Author: Legal Sweeney June 17, 2020 In Uncategorized Comments (0)
Wills Lawyer In basic terms, a legally drawn will is a document that identifies your wishes about the distribution of your property and assets upon your death. A will can determine the care of your minor children, and allow you […]
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Four Reasons to Have a Prenuptial Agreement

Author: Legal Sweeney June 17, 2020 In Uncategorized Comments (0)
One of the happiest days of your life is your wedding day. When you’re getting married, no one likes to face the possibility that it could end, but the reality is that about 50% of marriages end in divorce. A […]
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Pursue a Personal Injury Lawsuit or a Take an Insurance Settlement: What Should You Do?

Author: Legal Sweeney May 13, 2020 In Uncategorized Comments (0)
Estate Planning Lawyer Working with an insurance company after a car accident can be complicated and complex. Sifting through the legal ramifications of such an incident can be even more confusing. Fortunately, you can rely on the skill and experience […]
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Understanding a Revocable Living Trust

Author: Legal Sweeney May 10, 2020 In Uncategorized Comments (0)
Getting prepared for what will happen after you die can be a thought many people don’t want to consider, but it is necessary to make life easier for your loved ones and transferring your assets to beneficiaries. Failing to create […]
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