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Why You Should Never Buy Your Will From Living Social or Groupon

Of the handful of major life events that require your serious consideration, few are as emotionally charged as how to leave your assets for loved ones at the time of your death. This often complex process is accomplished via testamentary documents such as wills and trusts, which have recently become available for purchase online as…

Necessary Considerations when Transferring Mortgaged Property into a Revocable Living Trust

Mortgaged property may be transferred into a revocable living trust as a measure to avoid probate and provide greater control over how the property is distributed to beneficiaries. Unlike property which the grantor owns free and clear of encumbrances, mortgaged property requires additional considerations prior to placing it in a trust. The process for funding…

Did US Supreme Court Chief Justice Warren Burger Pass Away without an Estate Plan?

President Richard Nixon named Warren Burger chief justice of the Supreme Court in 1969. Burger’s court upheld the 1966 Miranda decision, and Burger voted with the majority in the court’s landmark 1973 decision, Roe v. Wade, establishing women’s constitutional right to have abortions. He was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1988. In summary,…

The Unexpected Costs of Caring for Elderly Parents In Your Home

Multi-generational households are becoming the new (or maybe it’s really old) in vogue way to handle the care of aging parents. And we’re all for it so long as you consider the implications and set your family up for success. With Mom or Dad moving in, you can anticipate some extra expenses, not just financially,…

Growing Family? Time to Audit Your Insurance Policies

As your family size grows, there is lots to prepare for and consider. Welcoming a new family member can be a joyous occasion, and requires some planning. Adding a new family member can affect your finances and create a need for more protections. Reassessing your insurance coverage might not be at the top of your…

“We’ll take the Lexus!”

When I met Anshul in college, I was driving a black sports car. She can say what she wants, but I know she liked it. When we got married in 2006, I gave up that car and exchanged it for a 4-door sedan – my Lexus ES. I still remember the day when I said…

What Happens to Your Body When You Die? The Choice Can Be Yours.

Many of us are too afraid of death to carefully consider what happens to our bodies after we die. Unfortunately, failing to plan for that event can leave your wishes unattended to and your family grief struck and unsure how to honor your wishes. And the larger truth is that facing your death proactively creates…

How (and Why) to Disinherit a Child or Grandchild

Completely disinheriting a child or grandchild should be reserved for extreme circumstances. And, if those circumstances exist in your family, it’s critical to ensure that you’ve taken the proper planning steps so that you are not leaving your loved ones with a guaranteed lawsuit or other conflict after you are gone. Read on, if you…

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