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Estate Dispute: Why Families Fight Over Estates

Estate Dispute: Why Families Fight Over Estates

The distribution of most estates is a straightforward and fairly uneventful process. However, sometimes an estate dispute breaks out between family members when the contents of a loved one’s will are discovered. Understanding what can cause family fights can help you...
How to Prevent Your Will From Being Contested

How to Prevent Your Will From Being Contested

The death of a loved one is a difficult time for many people, and emotions are often running high. This can lead to fights over inheritance and the contents of a final will and testament. If you have concerns about your will being contested after your passing, there...
What to do if a Beneficiary Dies?

What to do if a Beneficiary Dies?

  When creating an estate plan with a final will and testament or living trust, one of the primary purposes is to name a beneficiary to your estate. What happens if the named beneficiary passes away before the testator of the estate plan? This is one of the most...
What Assets to Include in a Living Trust

What Assets to Include in a Living Trust

A living trust is one of your best options for protecting your estate and the inheritance of your loved ones. A living trust has many benefits, from ensuring that your final wishes are adhered to and bypassing probate along with the ability to amend and adjust the...
How Long Does Probate Take in California?

How Long Does Probate Take in California?

The passing of a loved one is never easy, but if your family member had an estate plan in place, you may inherit something to remember him or her by. In California, a person’s will must be submitted to probate in order for the estate to be distributed, and one of the...
How a Living Trust can Reduce Estate Taxes

How a Living Trust can Reduce Estate Taxes

A living trust is a useful tool for managing your estate assets both while you are still alive and after your passing. This type of trust protects your assets, removes them from the probate process, and can potentially save your beneficiaries significant money when it...
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