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Preparing for Death Via Estate Planning

If it always helps to be prepared for any situation in life, we should always be prepared for death. This is not to say that we can avoid it, as death is a certain uncertainty (we know it will happen but we don’t know when), but we can plan for what’s going to happen to…

Reasons for Understanding Estate Planning

When you reach that stage in life where you want to provide a legacy for your posterity, it is time to sit down with an estate planning attorney. Here are four main categories to consider: Wills, Living Wills, Trusts, and a Durable Power of Attorney. Wills are formally written wishes as to distribution of property…

Did You Know? Facts About Making a Will

Did you know if you die without a valid Will in place your spouse potentially does not get all of your estate? If you have children the surviving spouse only receives £250,00 if you have children, or £450,000 if there are no children. If you are not married your partner is entitled to nothing under…

Things to Consider When Preparing Wills

People are often unaware of the benefits of preparing Wills. Many believe they only need a last will and testament if they own valuable assets they want to pass along to heirs upon their death. Individuals who procrastinate about preparing Wills may very well leave a mess for their family members to take care of….

How To Buy The Best Real Estate Property For Investment

Many people are looking to buy a real estate property. They can use this as an investment or as a place to build a house. In any case, it is important for anyone to realize the importance of some buying tips. This way, you can easily get the most value out of your purchase. Of…

Important Estate Planning Steps You Need to Consider

If you are the owner of a vast estate, hiring good lawyers to establish an effective plan for you can give you peace of mind. It can also provide a certain degree of relief because you know that you have arrested a problem that will surface at a time when you can do nothing to…

The 3 Most Popular Child Trust Fund Options

Setting up a child trust fund is one of the most practical estate planning strategies. This type of trust can be used to provide educational funds and cover the cost of living expenses and medical care, as well as protect inheritance gifts. Due to the fact there are different types of child trust funds it…

Tax Perspectives – How to Hold Title on Your Home

You are getting ready to purchase your first home and you are presented with a question: “How do you want to hold title to the property?” Huh? You’d learned all about qualifying for a mortgage, interest rates, home inspections, and countless other things. You must have missed this one. Unfortunately, answering the question is not…

Types Of Wills In Estate Planning

Wills are vital legal declarations that dictate which beneficiary should receive which asset upon the testator’s death. Family feuds can arise in the absence of a will as family members fight over who gets what. Wills minimize this by settling distribution of assets by the testator. There are different types of wills, not all recognized…

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