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How to protect your inheritable legacy so that its aggregate will exist for future generations requires careful planning. There are always generational differences of opinion as to how best to live and act in the world. Millennials and Generation Xers seem to have distinctly different priorities and politics than their older benefactors in response to […]
You may have wondered, how to store my important documents? It is crucial to store your estate planning documents like your will, living wills, powers of attorney, trusts, medical directives, and financial information securely somewhere your survivors can easily access. Additionally, you need to securely store information about birth certificates, marriage licenses, even divorce decrees, […]
In its various forms, power of attorney is an essential tool when planning when you may become incapacitated and require a trusted agent to manage your affairs. These legal documents can grant broad authority to one or more power of attorney agents to transact business or make medical decisions based on your behalf. What are […]
Many families enjoy spending time in their family vacation home. Sharing time and creating memories is the hallmark of such properties, and often there is a desire to preserve the home’s ownership within the family system for generations to come. Yet, even seemingly harmonious families can experience discord and exasperation when parents are no longer […]
You may have heard, back in 2007, of a pet Maltese pup named “Trouble” whose human, hotel heiress Leona Helmsley, left a trust fund of $12 million to pay for Trouble’s care. Unfortunately, pet inheritances ever since have enjoyed a dubious reputation. For those who care about the well-being of their animals or livestock, animal […]
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