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Estate planning services refer to the process of managing and distributing one's assets and properties after their death, in a way that ensures the smooth transfer of wealth to the intended beneficiaries while minimizing taxes and other expenses. Estate planning services may include drafting legal documents such as wills, trusts, and powers of attorney, as well as providing guidance and advice on strategies for asset protection and wealth transfer. These services may be provided by lawyers, financial advisors, or other professionals with expertise in estate planning. Effective estate planning can help individuals achieve their long-term financial goals and provide peace of mind for themselves and their loved ones.

Can a Dementia Patient Sign Legal Documents?

Posted on: February 25, 2023 | By: David Parker, Esq.
Families and their loved ones with dementia need to start advance care planning after receiving a diagnosis of dementia. Medical experts and attorneys can help your loved one to be involved in their care planning.
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Can a Revocable Trust Protect Assets from Creditors?

Posted on: February 24, 2023 | By: David Parker, Esq.
With a revocable trust, you are typically both the founder and the trustee. This means that you both create the trust and manage its assets and operations.
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Presley Estate Battle Heating Up

Posted on: February 23, 2023 | By: David Parker, Esq.
Priscilla Presley believes she should be in charge of daughter Lisa Marie Presley's estate. However, a legal document filed seven years ago suggests that wasn't what the singer-songwriter wanted should she die.
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What is a survivorship clause ?

Do You Need a Revocable or an Irrevocable Trust?

Posted on: February 22, 2023 | By: David Parker, Esq.
Trusts are excellent vehicles for probate avoidance, ease of transition of funds to one’s beneficiaries upon death, asset protection planning and estate tax planning.
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What doesn't Medicare cover.

You Need a Properly Prepared Last Will

Posted on: February 21, 2023 | By: David Parker, Esq.
Although executing a will can seem overwhelming, when the document is signed, you can rest assured that you have given clear instructions to those who will have to handle your estate after your death.
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What doesn't Medicare cover.

Does Will Have an Expiration Date?

Posted on: February 16, 2023 | By: David Parker, Esq.
If I have a current will that is about seven to 10 years old, do I have to write up a new will or can I edit the current will?
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Beware Inheritance Theft

What Is Inheritance Theft ?

Posted on: February 15, 2023 | By: David Parker, Esq.
Receiving an inheritance could provide an unexpected (or anticipated) financial windfall. There’s just one thing you may have to contend with – people attempting to steal what you’ve inherited.
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Keep your estate plan organized

What’s the Best Way to Organize Your Estate Plan?

Posted on: February 14, 2023 | By: David Parker, Esq.
Does somebody else know where it is in the event of your death or incapacity?
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Can a BDIT save you on taxes?

What Is a Beneficiary Defective Inheritor’s Trust?

Posted on: February 13, 2023 | By: David Parker, Esq.
A Beneficiary Defective Inheritor’s Trust, also known as a ‘BDIT,’ is a specific type of estate planning trust.
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What wrong with the Presley estate?

What’s a Bequest?

Posted on: February 9, 2023 | By: David Parker, Esq.
When a person uses a will to leave property to their family, friends or the causes they support, the act is known as a bequest. A bequest can be the cash, investments, jewelry or other items that a person passes to beneficiaries when they die.
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