Estate Laws

  1. Top 7 Estate Planning Mistakes

    Top 7 Estate Planning Mistakes

    Many people try to avoid this process altogether, making things difficult for heirs. ...
  2. Eight Financial Safeguards If Disaster Strikes

    Eight Financial Safeguards If Disaster Strikes

    In an emergency like a fire, hurricane, flood, tornado or earthquake, you may not ...
  3. State Laws Dictate Division Of Joint Property

    State Laws Dictate Division Of Joint Property

    In breakup, divorce or death, community or common law will determine how property ...
  4. Estate Planning Must-Haves For Unmarried Couples

    Estate Planning Must-Haves For Unmarried Couples

    Society provides benefits to those who wed and punishes those who don't. Find out ...
  5. Estate Planning: 16 Things To Do Before You Die

    Estate Planning: 16 Things To Do Before You Die

    Find out what you need to prepare to avoid serious estate planning mistakes.
  6. How To Plan For The Charitable Giving Boom

    How To Plan For The Charitable Giving Boom

    Of the $58 trillion that will be passed over the next several decades, $26 trillion ...
  1. In-Depth Guide To Estate Planning

    In-Depth Guide To Estate Planning

    The process of planning your estate takes careful consideration. Skip any of these ...
  2. Estate Planning Basics

    Estate Planning Basics

    Deciding what will happen to your assets when you pass away is a must - no matter ...
  1. If I don't have any kids and want to leave all of my worldly possessions to my dog, ...

    A 1993 law, Section 2-907 of the Uniform Probate Code, changed the treatment of a deceased individual's pet from that of ...
  2. If my spouse passes away, will I have to sell my home to meet creditor obligations?

    There are laws that can protect, to a certain extent, the value of a home from property taxes and creditors following the ...
  3. What documents should I have ready in case my partner or I should die?

    Estate planning is one of those topics that most people avoid dealing with until they're forced to. Because of this, many ...
  4. What is estate planning?

    Estate planning involves making plans for the transfer of your estate after death. Your estate is all the property that you ...
  1. Estate Planning: 16 Things To Do Before You Die

    Estate Planning: 16 Things To Do Before You Die

    Find out what you need to prepare to avoid serious estate planning mistakes.
  2. Top 8 Estate Planning Mistakes

    Top 8 Estate Planning Mistakes

    Proper planning will help ensure that your wishes are honored and your heirs are ...
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