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Mistakes Executors Make

An article published in the Wall Street Journal several years ago is still one of my favorites.  It is particularly relevant to those who are serving or have been designated as executor in friends’ or family members’ wills, but it … Continue reading

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Does Your Will Need To Be Updated?

I will occasionally have clients who wish to probate the will of a deceased parent or spouse, only to find that the will is very old; I think about fifty years old is the oldest I’ve had. This frequently causes … Continue reading

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Estate Planning for your Vacation Home

If you own a vacation home, it may have great significance to you from a personal, family, financial and emotional perspective.   How and whether that home will be passed on to others is a serious concern that can result in … Continue reading

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Update Your Will

You should read your will at least every few years to make sure it is current. It is amazing how many people think they designated one person to serve as executor only to discover they designated someone who they now … Continue reading

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When to update your Will

Friends often ask me whether they need to update their Will. Or the other side of that is the people who just don’t want to be bothered and say, “We already did our Wills.” So when should you update your … Continue reading

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