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Make Your Lasting Power Of Attorney While You Still Can

By Mary Gee | Sunday, October 23rd, 2011

Has it ever entered your thoughts that there would come a time in your life that you would no longer be able to manage your own affairs, either due to mental or physical reason? A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) provides you the assurance that when that time comes, you can have someone you trust dearly to make your will for you or cover anything for you from financial matters to medical treatment.

Have A Lasting Power Of Attorney While You Still Have The Capacity To Do So

By Mary Gee | Saturday, October 22nd, 2011

Has it ever entered your thoughts that there would come a time in your life that you would no longer be able to manage your own affairs, either due to mental or physical reason? A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) provides you the assurance that when that time comes, you can have someone you trust dearly to make your will for you or cover anything for you from financial matters to medical treatment.

Senior Resources: What Are Your 5 Wishes for End of Life Care?

By Theanna Zika | Monday, April 26th, 2010

It's not a pleasant topic to discuss, but there are few topics that are more important to talk about than an person's wishes for end of life care. Take a moment to consider it. If you don't have any official documents that describe your health care directives, then all the decision could be made my physicians, attorneys, courts or ethic committees that will make the desicions about what will or will not be done.

How to Protect Your Children When Facing a Divorce 

By Ren Plohn | Tuesday, August 18th, 2009

While no one wants to go through a divorce, it's crucial to consult with a lawyer before doing anything, should you ever find yourself the position where you and your spouse are getting divorced. This is particularly true when they are large amounts of money involved, as well as property or other investments.

Will Making

By James Walsh | Friday, August 3rd, 2007

A will is a legal document prepared by an individual stating the devolution of his or her property to his legal heir or immediate family members in the event of their death. When a person prepares a will, there are certain basic conditions that need to be fulfilled for the will to be legally valid.

Who’ll Be Their Guardian?

By Roger Sorensen | Thursday, February 1st, 2007

If you are like most people today, you do not have a will. The reasons for this failure are many, with the most common being along the lines of "I don't have enough assets to worry about", "I don't know how to write a will", or "Lawyers charge a lot of money". Here's my answer to the last two - buy a software package that helps you draw up your own will and follow the forms. This software will ...

Wills

By Josh Riverside | Thursday, February 1st, 2007

A will is a legal document that determines what happens to a person's property after his or her death. A will states who receives property and assets and in what amount. Property distributed under the terms of the will become the probate estate. Making a will is a responsibility, as well as a right that is protected by law. A will should be made when a person is legally competent, having a soun...

Probate Law

By Josh Riverside | Thursday, February 1st, 2007

This article gives an outline of the legal requirements involved in the probate process. Probate is the judicial process whereby property of a dead person is transferred according to either the decedent's will or laws of intestate succession. Once a person dies, probate is to be undertaken so that his properties are transferred to other people. If there is a will, its authenticity should be pro...

Why Do I Need A Will?

By Roger Sorensen | Thursday, February 1st, 2007

A will is a formal legal document detailing the disbursement of your assets. It is crucial to the success of an estate plan that your will be properly in accordnace with state law. The laws governing the drawing up of wills vary considerably from state to state. For example, holographic wills (those written in a person`s own hand) are considered legal in certain states but illegal in others. St...

Last Will And Testament

By Josh Riverside | Thursday, February 1st, 2007

A will is a legal document that is written to guarantee that the money and belongings of the testator are left to people or organizations desired by him. Without a will, the estate can be subject to many problems. Relatives may also dispute over property, leading to lengthy court proceedings. In the eyes of law, a will or testament is a document by which a person or the testator regulates the r...

Last Will And Testament Laws

By Damian Sofsian | Thursday, February 1st, 2007

The laws of each state specify conditions for writing a last will and testament. Under old common law there used to be a separate writing disposing of real property (real estate) called 'testament', and a separate writing disposing of all other property called 'will'. Hence the archaic phrase 'last will and testament'. Because wills are documents to survive after their testators, the laws are v...

Taking Control; Safeguarding the Distribution of Your Assets by Making A Will

By Janine Byrne | Thursday, February 1st, 2007

The Importance of Making a Will A valid will is one of the most important documents you could ever put your signature to, as the consequences of failing to make a will before you die can have far-reaching effects on the people you care about most. Despite the importance of this legal document, it is still the case that only 3 out of every 10 people make a will mainly due to lack of awareness...

How to Write a Will

By Josh Riverside | Thursday, February 1st, 2007

A will provides information about the transfer of property, ornaments or land, from the testator to his beneficiaries, after his death. Everyone, regardless of age, needs a will. Without a will people wouldn't know where their assets would go. Writing a will is one of the most important things an individual can do in his or her lifetime. There are intestacy laws for those who do not make a will. ...

Contesting A Last Will And Testament

By Damian Sofsian | Thursday, February 1st, 2007

A will is a precious document that determines the distribution of a person's assets to individuals on his demise - according to his choice and in a legally approved fashion. The beneficiaries of a will are usually those who fall in the law of descent from spouse, to children and then their descendants. But a person is also free to leave his money to anybody he likes - he can leave his property to ...

Ethical Wills

By Stuart Simpson | Thursday, February 1st, 2007

A will is a legal document telling your heirs what they get. An ethical will isn't a legal document, but directs your heirs with stories to hopefully lead them to a better life. Short stories of your life that teach lessons on how and where you got your money. Don't leave a list for them to read. If you have trouble writing, you can record your stories. This works well for children. Giving...

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