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Foreign Wills

Foreign wills puzzle the best of lawyers. Here’s my checklist to organize the pieces.

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Crowdsourcing Probate

Your neighbors ask good questions. The answers may help you, too. Join the exchange here.

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Leftover Wills

Dad’s old will doesn’t belong in a desk drawer. If probate isn’t necessary, file it for free with the county clerk.

Older Drivers

Driver safety is about more than taking the keys away. Here are resources and strategies to help support older drivers.

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Locating Assets

Slow and steady wins this race. Here’s our checklist for locating assets.

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What is Probate?

It’s hard to know when to start and when to consult a lawyer. Common deadlines are explained here.

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The Talk

Few medical agents get much practice guessing your wishes before disaster strikes. Here’s a quiz that will help.

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Estate Tax Changes

The estate tax exemption amount just jumped to $10 million. Should that change your plans?

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Agent’s Certification

Banks can’t reject your Statutory Durable Power of Attorney without reason. Here’s the certification you’ll need.

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Harvey Takeaways

Are you at risk of flooding? Are you caring for someone who is? Here are some lessons learned from Harvey.

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