Posts Tagged ‘Executor’

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HOLIDAY TO DO LIST

We know you don’t need to add to your holiday To Do list but when is there a better time to be thinking about your family’s future?  Creating a Will could be the best gift you give them.  A Will allows you to determine how your assets are distributed and who is going to be

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WHERE IS YOUR WILL?

You’ve had your will (or living trust) drawn up and have checked that task off of your “to do” list.  Where is it?  Who knows where it is?  And the same questions can be asked about your Power of Attorney, your Advanced Directive, Living Will and HIPAA Waiver. We receive numerous phone calls from people

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WILLS IN 4 EASY STEPS

If you don’t have a will, or have one that is old, the thought of calling numerous attorneys to ask about the process and the cost can be overwhelming.  And if you are thinking about Revocable Living Trust, you may not have a clue where to begin.  Legacy Trust and Wills has made it our

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Will Codicils – What Are They?

A “Codicil” is a document that amends, rather than replaces, a previously executed Will.  Amendments made by a Codicil may add or revoke small provisions (such as changing an executor or executors), or may completely change the majority – or all – of the gifts under the Will.  Each Codicil must conform to the same

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PROBATE. WHAT IS IT?

In modern estate planning people often talk about avoiding probate, but not everyone understands what probate is or what it entails. The word probate refers to the Probate Court. While it goes by other names in some other states, every state has a court that administers the transfer of assets after a person’s death. In