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Why Do It Yourself Wills Spell Trouble
 A simple Google search for "sample will" will return thousands of results - any one of which you can click on and be guided through writing your will.  Easy . . . Fast . . . Cheap . . . DANGEROUS!  
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| Categories: Estate Planning, Wills | Tags: will, do it yourself | View Count: (74)
The Importance of Having an Estate Plan
If you are like most people, you hear the phrase "estate planning" and think that that is only something that old people need to worry about. This is a terrible misconception. The truth of the matter is, it is important for all adults - young or old, married or unmarried, children or no children - to have at least a basic estate plan.
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| Categories: Estate Planning, Durable Power of Attorney, Trusts, Wills, Health Care Proxy, HIPPA, Living Will | Tags: estate plan, will, living will, power of attorney, medical directive, health care proxy | View Count: (66)
What can a living trust do for you?
Living trusts are one of the most utilized estate planning tools; however, they are one of the most commonly misunderstood documents.
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| Categories: Estate Planning, Durable Power of Attorney, Trusts, Wills, Health Care Proxy, Living Will | Tags: living will, living trust, will, Health Care Proxy, Guardianship, trust, revocable trust, estate plan, power of attorney, HIPAA | View Count: (0)
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Top 10 Reasons to Have a Will

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Top 10 Reasons to Have a Will
Ten good reasons to have a will.
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| Categories: Estate Planning, Wills | Tags: will, top 10 | View Count: (78)
When should you update your estate plan?
There are certain life events that warrant having your estate plan reviewed and updated, if necessary.  
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| Categories: Estate Planning, Durable Power of Attorney, Trusts, Wills, Health Care Proxy, HIPPA, Living Will | Tags: estate plan, divorce, retirement, children, family, death | View Count: (1)
Safekeeping of Important Documents
A common question I hear from my clients is: “where should I keep my estate planning documents?” Often, the first thought people a have is to put important documents in safe deposit box. Makes sense, right? Wrong!
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| Categories: Estate Planning, Wills, Durable Power of Attorney, Trusts, Health Care Proxy, HIPPA, Living Will | Tags: estate planning, will | View Count: (85)
What Happens to My Social Media Accounts When I Die?
With so much of our lives taking place in the cloud, it is important to think about protecting our digital assets post-mortem. A few online services have a policy regarding what happens to your account, or allow you to select what happens.
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| Categories: Estate Planning, Wills | Tags: estate planning, social media, will | View Count: (69)
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Living Will . . . or Won’t?

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Living Will . . . or Won’t?
A living will is an important component to a well-drafted estate plan. This document allows you have some control over medical treatment in the event you lose your decision-making authority.
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Prince died without a Will… what now?
There has been a lot of chatter and speculation surrounding the death of music legend Prince. The latest detail to come out after the singer’s death is that he apparently died without a will, essentially leaving his $300 million estate up for grabs. So what happens with his fortune and future royalties?
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Life Insurance Review

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Just as it is important to regularly review the remainder of your estate plan, you should regularly review your life insurance plan(s) to ensure that your named beneficiaries are still appropriate for your current situation.
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| Categories: General, Estate Planning, Wills | Tags: life insurance, estate plan, divorce | View Count: (64)
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