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estate administration & probate Archives

There are many aspects of a complete estate plan

Many people think that estate planning is all about knowing where their assets will end up when they pass on. While it's important to have a will or trust that outlines your wishes, let's focus on the various other types of estate planning.

An introduction to estate and gift tax

Estate and gift taxes are imposed when a sum above a certain amount is transferred from one person to the other outside of business dealings. Estate tax is the name for this transfer after the person giving the money has died. This money could be coming from a will or a trust fund, for example. Gift tax refers to when a person transfers some of their wealth while they are still alive.

Marrying again? Consider these 3 estate planning tips

A second marriage can give you a renewed sense of joy and a fresh outlook on life. With all the positive emotions that come with tying the knot again, you will face certain challenges, including how to manage your estate plan. Learning how to provide financial support for a blended family is a learning process, but it is possible with the right help.

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