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Do I Need a Will?

Do I Need a Will?

POSTED ON: April 3, 2024 BY: Troy Werner
A will can distribute any and all assets that the decedent had rights to.
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Is a Power of Attorney Really Necessary

Is a Power of Attorney Really Necessary?

POSTED ON: April 2, 2024 BY: Troy Werner
A document usually included in an estate planning package is a financial power of attorney. What is a financial power of attorney?
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How a Teen's $250,000 Inheritance Vanished: Protect Your Heirs with a Trust

How a Teen's $250,000 Inheritance Vanished: Protect Your Heirs with a Trust

POSTED ON: April 1, 2024 BY: Troy Werner
Learn from a teen's loss of a $250K inheritance and discover how inheritance trusts can protect and guide your family's future financial decisions.
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The Hidden Pitfalls of Co-Owning a Vacation Home

The Hidden Pitfalls of Co-Owning a Vacation Home

POSTED ON: March 29, 2024 BY: Troy Werner
Explore the benefits and challenges of co-owning a vacation home, and how an estate planning attorney can help prevent potential disputes.
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Do You Need a ‘Will Contract?’

Do You Need a ‘Will Contract?’

POSTED ON: March 28, 2024 BY: Troy Werner
The will contract should address what will happen if there is a future dispute over gifts, interpretation of the agreement, changes proposed to an estate planning document and other possible issues.
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How Does a Revocable Trust Work?

How Does a Revocable Trust Work?

POSTED ON: March 27, 2024 BY: Troy Werner
The terms ‘revocable trust’ and ‘living trust’ are commonly heard in an estate-planning context. You may hear people say, ‘My house is in trust for my children,’ or something along those lines.
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What Women Preparing for Retirement Need to Know

What Women Preparing for Retirement Need to Know

POSTED ON: March 26, 2024 BY: Troy Werner
Women live longer than men and generally make less money. This affects how they should prepare for retirement.
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Maximizing Your Legacy: 2024 Estate Planning Opportunities

Maximizing Your Legacy: 2024 Estate Planning Opportunities

POSTED ON: March 25, 2024 BY: Troy Werner
Use tax season to review income and expenses from 2023 and set new financial goals for 2024 to maximize opportunities.
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How Should a Single Person Create an Estate Plan?

How Should a Single Person Create an Estate Plan?

POSTED ON: March 22, 2024 BY: Troy Werner
Estate planning for singles: make a will, draft a durable power-of-attorney, name an attorney-in-fact, and a health care proxy.
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Navigating Life's Uncertainties: The Importance of Conservatorships, Inspired by Brian Wilson's Story

Navigating Life's Uncertainties: The Importance of Conservatorships, Inspired by Brian Wilson's Story

POSTED ON: March 21, 2024 BY: Troy Werner
The story of musician and co-founder of the Beach Boys, Brian Wilson, and the need for his family to file for conservatorship is a reminder of the importance of early estate planning.
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