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Is it time to review your estate plan?

Creating your estate plan is just the first step in the long journey of estate plan creation and management. Your plan should reflect the circumstances of your life, meaning that as your life changes, your plan also should. But how do you know when the time is right...

Is your executor a good pick?

Having a good executor for your estate is one of the best ways to have peace of mind about your estate after your death. A good executor can ensure that all of your wishes get met and that your will is honored in the way you wish. It is important to know if your...

What is a small or simple estate?

Large estates will almost always have to go through probate as protection for the estate. Probate allows a judge to oversee the process of closing the estate and matters of the deceased. However, if you have a small or simple estate, then your family may be able to...

Will I have a residuary estate after I die?

The main goal of your estate plan is to ensure that your intended beneficiaries will receive what you want them to inherit from your estate. However, it is possible that you will have assets that might not go to any beneficiary and will create a residuary estate. A...

Will your spouse hide assets digitally?

A spouse may want to hide assets for numerous reasons, ranging from simple spite to genuine fear of one's financial situation. Regardless of the reason, it is still illegal. But that does not tend to stop determined people. In fact, in the age of the digital wallet,...