Category Archives: Funeral

What Happens to My Estate If I Die Without a Will?

If you die without a Will, the result is largely controlled by the state where you resided at the time of your death.  However, if you own real property, the state in which that real property is located will control … Continue reading

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Signed My Will – Now What? (part 3)

In the first two posts in this series I addressed communicating where your will can be found and the need to prepare burial instructions. In this post I will address a number of other important documents to gather together. The … Continue reading

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Signed My Will – Now What? (part 2)

In my first post in this series, I discussed being sure you let your family know where they can find your latest signed will. This post focuses on burial instructions or what you want done with your body. Someone’s passing … Continue reading

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Signed My Will – Now What? (part 1)

If you have had a will prepared and signed it with the appropriate formalities, don’t allow your family to be the one calling the attorney and saying, “Dad said he had a will, but we cannot find it.” Family communication … Continue reading

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