Estate Planning

Plan for your future today. Learn the specific estate planning documents you need to protect yourself and your loved ones.

Contingent Beneficiary vs. Primary Beneficiary

One of the best ways to make sure your assets are handled according to your wishes is to designate both primary and contingent beneficiaries. Learn…

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Estate Planning Statistics

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated estate planning activity in the U.S. But many Americans still remain without one.

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Alaska Last Will and Testament

A last will and testament is an important component in planning the distribution of your estate—real estate, personal property and cash assets—upon…

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Power of Attorney Requirements in Texas

Texas has some unique requirements for granting power of attorney that you need to know before setting yours up.

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What Assets Need to Be Listed for Probate?

Determining whether an estate has assets that are not subject to probate can save you time and money. Here are several types of assets that qualify…

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How to Open an Estate Account

Learn why an estate account is the ideal vehicle to properly administer an estate and how you can easily open one.

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10 Things You Should Know About a Testamentary Trust

A testamentary trust can ensure children or others who need help managing the proceeds of your will are protected.

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How to Change a Will

Your will should be revised as changes happen to your family and circumstances. Find out how to revise your will and whether you need a codicil.

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How Do I Create a Will?

With the right preparation, you can create a will that covers your unique needs. This guide lists the basics on how to make and change a will.

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How to Write a Will

Writing a will is one of the most important things you can do for yourself and for your loved ones, and it can be done in just minutes. Are you ready…

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