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When is “living probate” necessary?

Posted by Lauren Rios | Apr 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

Many people think having just a Will is a sufficient estate plan. However, what most people don't realize is that their Will only goes into effect upon that person's death. What if you become incapacitated? Do you have a plan in place? If not, a conservator may need to be appointed to manage your financial affairs during your incapacity.


Posted by Lauren Rios | Mar 05, 2019 | 0 Comments

Under current federal tax law, most estates will not be subject to federal estate taxes or "Death Taxes." However, if your estate is of significant value, you may want to consider portability.

Do I Want to Avoid Probate?

Posted by Lauren Rios | Sep 30, 2018 | 1 Comment

Whether or not you need to avoid probate can be a complex question. Speak with an estate planning attorney to decide if one or more probate avoidance techniques is right for you.

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