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How does power of attorney work?

Preparing for the future sometimes requires facing harsh realities. An important component of estate planning involves naming someone you trust as a power of attorney. What is a power of attorney? The POA document allows you, the principal, to authorize another to...

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Steps to avoid the probate process

Getting your affairs to ensure your family is ready when you die may feel morbid, but it is a necessary and responsible process. Trying to keep as much of your estate out of probate may prove invaluable to your family inheriting quicker. Probate court ensures that...

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Revocable living trusts update

Estate planning means making arrangements in the case anything bad happens to you. You get to say who will help you during your lifetime if needed, how the assets of your estate will be distributed after you are gone, and who will be in charge then. The simple option...

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