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Making Sense Out of Dollars
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Part 2 of 4 How Do I Prepare to Write a Living Will? 1. Talk to your doctor: Before writing up your Living Will, it is important that you speak with your doctor, ensuring that you clearly … more
Part 1 of 4 During the past weeks, our discussions have been about wills. The difference between a Living Will and a Will is that the Living Will takes care of you as you die, not afterward as a … more
Part 12 of 12 What Terminology Should I Be Aware Of Regarding Wills? Administrator - person appointed or who petitions to administer an estate in an intestate succession. Beneficiary - … more
Part 11 of 12 Do I Need To Examine My Will In The Future? Because personal and family circumstances change, you should review your will at least once every five years to make certain that it … more
Part 10 of 12 When Does the Reading of the Will Happen? While you have probably watched in the movies or read in a book about “the reading of the will,” this is a purely fictional … more
Part 9 of 12 How Can You Be Certain That The Distribution Of The Estate Will Be Without Problems? You can make probate (the settling of the will) easier by following these simple … more
Part 8 of 12 WHAT CAN I DO TO AVOID ANY MISUNDERSTANDING AMONGST MY FAMILY? “Where there’s a will there are relatives.” This statement is so true but there are things that you … more
Part 7 of 12 What Are The Specific Duties Of An Executor? It is both an honor and a burden to serve as someone’s executor. An executor is entrusted with responsibility for winding up … more
Part 6 of 12 How Are The Instructions In A Will Carried Out? The instructions you leave in your will are carried out by an individual you select known as an executor. The generic term is … more
Part 5 of 12 Last week we discussed the concept of doing a will by yourself by using pre-designed forms and computer software and avoiding the expertise of an attorney. As stated before, I am … more
Part 4 of 12 HOW DO YOU BEGIN TO DRAW UP A WILL? Let me start by urging that you stay away from pre-written wills or “how-to” books encouraging you to draw up your own will. Use an … more
Part 3 of 12 WHAT TYPES OF WILLS ARE THERE? Several different types of wills are described below. Since states differ in the types of will used, check with an attorney to make sure the type of … more
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