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Dissolving the Mystery of Probate

Probate is not always an efficient process. However, it is the way to properly dispose of an individual’s property after they have died. It gives the necessary stamp of approval that the will is legitimate, and the executor has been confirmed.

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How Can I Avoid Taxes When I Sell My Parent’s Home?

I received a joint ownership of my father’s house about 10 years ago with my sister. She always lived there. I share no expenses and she and my dad pay all the bills. We plan to sell the home after our father passes. Can I give her my half, so we don’t face taxes?

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Should You Contest a Will?

In recent years, there has been a surge in inheritance disputes reaching court and attracting media attention, with dramatic headlines and human drama stories.

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How Does an Irrevocable Trust Work?

An irrevocable life insurance trust (ILIT) can provide peace of mind, as you start your estate planning process. If you have a sizable estate or young beneficiaries, an ILIT can provide control over a life insurance policy that a last will and testament may not.

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