Estate Planning

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

10 Estate Planning Must-Dos Before You Travel

No one likes to think of worst case scenarios before a trip, but there are certain estate planning documents you should have in place before you…

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How Quickly Are Wills Probated After Death?

Because an estate cannot be distributed to the beneficiaries until the will is probated, the length of time of the probate process directly affects…

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What Does the Executor of a Will Get Paid?

One of the most common questions about serving as the executor of a will is whether an executor gets paid for administering a decedent's estate—and…

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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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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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Transferring Assets Into a Living Trust-Can You Do It Yourself?

You may have established a living trust, but it's not functional until you transfer ownership of your assets to it.

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Sibling Rivalry What Happens When a Sibling Disputes a Parents Will

While most wills are upheld in courts, there are four main legal reasons that a will may be overturned.

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Top 10 Duties of an Executor of a Will

The executorship of a will comes with a lot of responsibilities and duties. Here are the basics so you'll know what to expect.

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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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Power of Attorney Requirements in California

A power of attorney allows someone else to handle financial or healthcare matters on your behalf, and California has specific rules about types and…

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