There are many unknowns when planning an estate, but you can’t let the uncertainties get in the way of creating any kind of plan. Having an imperfect plan is usually better than having no plan at all.
When people pass away, their assets go through probate. The parties to an estate are the people involved in the probate process.
You may no longer be legally married, but divorce does not automatically remove your prior spouse from your will, trust, or beneficiary designations.
Planning your own funeral arrangements can assist your loved ones in an emotionally challenging time, while also protecting them from incurring extraneous costs.
Although caring for people with dementia can be challenging, a variety of resources can help caregivers assist their loved ones.
There are some documents that you will want to hang on to forever and some that you should keep for a few years.
Saying goodbye to a loved one is heartbreaking. Making final arrangements can be overwhelming, and knowing what you are allowed to do to fulfill your loved one’s wishes is important — but it can also be confusing.
Following the death of a family member, you may find yourself needing to sort through many possessions accumulated over the deceased’s lifetime. An estate sale is one way to distribute those items that you do not want or need quickly and efficiently.
If medical personnel are able to access your medical history during an emergency, it could mean the difference between life and death.
Collecting art or other valuable items can be a passion for many people. Once you have accumulated a sizable collection, what do you want to happen to it after you pass away?