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- How to Account for Property in Another State
In todayís mobile world, many people own property that is located in other states. They may own a vacation home or may keep certain personal property in another state than the state where they currently reside. This property must be carefully accounted for in a personís estate plan.
- Contract with a Funeral Home went Against My Wishes, Employer gave Decision, I Donít Understand Why
When someone dies, it is important to understand what wishes must be adhered to, and who is responsible for final rights and preparations. This may depend on the state, if an estate plan was in existence at the time of death or if the parents are given the choice.
- Planning Your Estate
For most of us, leaving a meaningful legacy for our loved ones after our passing is very important. Yet the process of considering what to leave our family members can be emotional.
- Basics of Estate Planning
At some point in everyone's adult life, thought needs to be given to your estate plan.
- How Much Can I Gift Before Gift Tax?
Not to be confused with Estate Tax, Gift Tax is a tax on the transfer of any assets such as cash or property or other to another person without there being any exchange in return.
- When is an Oral Will Valid?
In most cases, it is recommended that a will be put in writing. This creates more credibility and indicates more clearly how the testatorís wishes should be carried out. However, in some situations an oral will may be created and enforced.
- Advanced Directives and Why You Need One
No one knows what the future holds, in fact thinking about the future can be a scary thing, especially when considering your health as you get older.
- Will Divorce Hurt My Credit Score in New Jersey?
The divorce process in itself will have no impact on your credit score. What can however affect your credit score is the financial actions of your acts before, during, and after the divorce process.
- Helping Your Widowed Parent Organize Their Assets
The loss of a loved one can be devastating, especially when it is a parent. In order to help your elderly parent cope with the passing of his or her spouse, it is essential to help them have their legal and financial obligations in order.
- What Should You Know about Wills
Life is full of unexpected twists and turns, and sometimes catastrophic events like an unexpected passing happen suddenly. Most people do not want to think about such life-altering events, so they choose to ignore them instead.