Category Archives: Funeral

Are Your Minor Children and Adult Children Protected?

I know you’ve heard this from me before, but at this time of year, it is especially important to check some of your important documents to be sure your children are protected. First, your minor children.  You should have legal … Continue reading

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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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