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What to Do When You're Disinherited - Werner Law Firm

What to Do When You’re Disinherited

Different circumstances can lead to a crucial family member being disinherited – being left out of the will of a deceased person. While most families only recognize these situations from the TV drama they create in the lives of A- to C-list celebrities, plenty of average families struggle with will disputes and arguments over inheritance,

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4 Issues That May Arise With Property in Probate

When real estate is part of a decedent’s assets, heirs and beneficiaries often choose to sell the home and split the proceeds. However, realtors involved in the buying or selling of homes in probate should know the potential risks involved with property in probate. 1. Negotiations Include More Parties Negotiating the price of a probate

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Document Protection for Disaster Planning - Werner Law Firm

Document Protection for Disaster Planning

Over a dozen Category 5 storms have swept up the Atlantic since 2003, most often in the months of August, September, and October. Although we’ve been recording Category 5 hurricanes for nearly a century, the past 16 years account for over a third of the 35 currently recorded Category 5 hurricanes in history. As numerous

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Don't Forget Fido! Estate Planning for Pets - Werner Law Firm

Don’t Forget Fido! Estate Planning for Pets

If today’s Facebook and Instagram feeds are anything to go by, it’s clear that humans are totally obsessed with cats and dogs. But this isn’t a new development – in fact, it’s older than all of civilization. The earliest irrefutable evidence of canine domestication is over 14,000 years old, and some evidence even points towards

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4 Ways to Safeguard Your Digital Assets - Werner Law Firm

4 Ways to Safeguard Your Digital Assets

An estimated 79 percent of Americans alive today have a social media account, and about 90 percent of American adults use the Internet. Whether it’s a forum account, a business email address, access to an account at a web hosting service, a Dropbox account, or a Twitter account, most Americans aged 16 and older possess

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