Estate Planning Basics

Learn the essentials around planning and protecting the future for your family and loved ones.

Should Your Power of Attorney Be Updated?

Whether you're planning your estate or need someone to handle important financial or legal matters for you while you're away, a power of attorney is…

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New Year, New Will

One of the least discussed, but most important part of everyone's life is the creation and maintenance of a Final Will. In the New Year, people…

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What Is a Power of Attorney (POA)?

Power of attorney is essential in the event that you're incapacitated or not physically present to make decisions on your own behalf. Learn more in…

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Protect Your Prized Pet: Create a Pet Trust

Since 87% of all Americans consider their pets to be family members, making a pet trust is only logical. There's no greater sense of security than…

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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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What Is Springing Power of Attorney?

A power of attorney is a crucial part of an estate plan, but in some cases, a springing power of attorney—which only “springs" into effect if you…

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How Do a Last Will and Power of Attorney Work Together?

A last will and power of attorney are powerful and important documents that provide you with peace of mind and protect your family.

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Do I Need a Power of Attorney?

Along with a will, powers of attorney for finances and health care should be part of everyone’s estate planning documents. Learn about the various…

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How COVID-19 Is Propelling Virtual Estate Planning

New regulations can help you—and your attorney—complete estate planning virtually, but rules vary by state.

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Advance Healthcare Directives

The sooner you begin planning for end-of-life decisions, the easier you make life for the family members or friends who may be called upon to act on…

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