A probate court validates a will and ensures an executor manages the decedent’s assets and debts in accordance with the law and the decedent’s wishes. To begin probate, a personal representative or executor must file with the county court where the decedent lived, even if there is a property for
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In estate planning, special needs children require special consideration. You’ll need to assess how your child will be able to function in the world as they age. There are many questions to answer, including: What is the child’s long-term prognosis What type of care is anticipated to meet their needs?
Adults rarely create wills, let alone estate plans that address their online profiles. As your online presence grows professionally and personally, taking charge of your digital assets and plans for them after you die becomes important. Some social media companies like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter provide users with options to
It may be necessary for you to act as a power of attorney for a family member or a friend. Your person may be planning for when they might become unable to take care of their affairs. For example, they might become disabled or incapacitated, and they would need a
Choosing an agent to make decisions on your behalf is the purpose of a power of attorney. They could be related to personal finances, business operations, or medical needs and used for a single immediate purpose or an ongoing situation. This may sound pretty straightforward. When you are looking for