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Do I Need A Trust?

When you research or talk with others about estate planning, wills, end of life to-do lists, etc., terms can start to get a little confusing. Trusts are often talked about alongside Last Will and Testaments, and when the two are grouped together it’s hard to know the...

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Can You Make A Will Online?

It’s easier, quicker, and more convenient to do as many things online as possible - we get it. And when it comes to legal documents, going through an attorney means trying to find someone you trust (not as easy as it should be sometimes) and carving out time in your...

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7 End Of Life Documents You Need To Create

  “The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.” -Jean-Paul Sartre There is wisdom gained as we slowly trade youth for old age. The lessons, experience, and maturity that begin to enrich our lives are...

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6 Tips For Choosing The Right Estate Planning Attorney

"I don't like lawyers, nannie."  "No one likes lawyers, little boy."  -J. P. Donleavy Great Estate Planning Attorneys Are Out There If you were to pull up Google right now and type “estate planning attorney near me,'' into the search engine, the top three picks from...

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What Happens If You Die Without A Will?

Everyone knows they’re going to die’ he said again, ‘but nobody believes it. If we did, we would do things differently.’' -Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie When I was a kid, I had a leather bag full of different “treasures” hidden in my closet. These, along with a...

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A Beginner’s Guide to the Virginia Probate Process

Virginia Probate Process Somewhere along the line, you’ve probably heard the word “probate”, and most likely assumed it had a negative connotation. But probate really isn’t something to be afraid of. It's simply a process that all wills go through. When someone dies,...

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