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Including Your Pet in Your Will

Author: MatadorAdmin March 13, 2019 In Uncategorized Comments (0)
Estate Planning Attorney A pet is like a member of your family, so you want it to always be looked after, even after your death. That’s why it so important to remember to include your pet in your will. If […]
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What are the differences between a will and a trust?

Author: MatadorAdmin February 19, 2019 In Uncategorized Comments (0)
Wills and Trusts Law Firm Ridgefield, CT A trust planning lawyer helps people plan their legacy and leave their heirs with more than simple memories. They can help you whether you will have a modest estate or one that is […]
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Making a QTIP Trust Work for Your Needs

Author: MatadorAdmin February 19, 2019 In Uncategorized Comments (0)
Trust Lawyer Danbury, CT There are a number of choices for types of trusts which offers flexible options, but it can be confusing for those who do not work with a seasoned trust lawyer. Because there are possible tax obligations, […]
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The Dynamic Between Trustee and Trust Beneficiaries

Author: MatadorAdmin February 13, 2019 In Uncategorized Comments (0)
Estate Planning Attorney The trustee for a trust should uphold a reasonably amicable relationship with beneficiaries. If the trustee fails to communicate, violates terms in the trust, uses the trust for personal benefit, or otherwise takes advantage of the role, […]
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What could happen if you don’t have a will?

Author: MatadorAdmin February 13, 2019 In Uncategorized Comments (0)
Estate Attorney Many people don’t believe they need to have a will for a variety of reasons. They don’t believe they have enough wealth or things to qualify them to write up a will. Or they think that their children […]
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Is it Possible to Successfully Contest a Will

Author: MatadorAdmin January 22, 2019 In Uncategorized Comments (0)
Is it possible to win a case in court contesting the validity of a will? It is very difficult because the last will and testament is said to be the voice of the deceased and they, of course, cannot defend […]
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The Difference Between a Court Reporter and a Machine

Author: MatadorAdmin January 18, 2019 In Uncategorized Comments (0)
The Difference Between a Court Reporter and a Machine For a number of years, court reporters have proven to be an invaluable component to the courtroom. Not only can a court reporter provide an attorney with essential documentation of proceedings, […]
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What Are the Dos and Don’ts of Revising a Will?

Author: MatadorAdmin January 17, 2019 In Uncategorized Comments (0)
Wills Lawyer Ridgefield, CT The act of writing a will is highly personal. In doing so, an individual sets out to instruct his or her loved ones in regards to how both sentimental and valuable personal property will be distributed […]
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Should I have a will?

Author: MatadorAdmin January 17, 2019 In Uncategorized Comments (0)
Estate Planning Attorney Ridgefield, CT A common question our estate planning lawyer is asked is, Should I have a will? It is a good idea for nearly everyone to have a will so that their survivors are left with less […]
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What Is Digital Estate Planning?

Author: MatadorAdmin January 16, 2019 In Uncategorized Comments (0)
Estate Planning Lawyer Please take a moment to think about all of the accounts you regularly and occasionally access online. You likely access personal bank accounts and other financial accounts in this way. Chances are that you also have at […]
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