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Why Families Need to Have Inheritance Conversations Now | Werner Law Firm

Why Families Need to Have Inheritance Conversations Now

POSTED ON: January 22, 2018 BY: Troy Werner
Art imitates life, and sometimes, it gives us a unique perspective on something we’ve never noticed or taken for granted about ourselves. At other times, it simply points out idiosyncrasies and makes us question how we deal with certain things. For example: death. As important and inevitable as death is, we rarely talk about it, […]
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When Should You Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer? | Werner Law Firm

When Should You Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer?

POSTED ON: January 18, 2018 BY: Troy Werner
Hiring a lawyer is always a little scary, because it typically means you need one – and if you need a lawyer, then you know things are bad. But going into any situation with a fearful or anxious mindset will only set yourself up to failure. Instead of thinking of a lawyer as a last […]
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Living Trusts vs. Wills: What’s Best for Retirees? | Werner Law Firm

Living Trusts vs. Wills: What’s Best for Retirees?

POSTED ON: January 16, 2018 BY: Troy Werner
When it comes to matters of estate planning, there are generally two tools that are most often discussed: revocable living trusts, and the last will and testament. However, choosing between them is not completely straightforward – they each have their benefits, drawbacks, and overall effectiveness depends largely upon your financial situation and a few other […]
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Duties of an Estate Executor in California | Werner Law Firm

Duties of an Estate Executor in California

POSTED ON: January 12, 2018 BY: Troy Werner
The executor of a will has an incredibly difficult and important job – to see to it that the contents of your will are respected, within the constraints of the law and their abilities as executor of your estate. When you pass away and become the decedent of your estate, whoever you chose as executor […]
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What Is Probate, Anyway? | Werner Law Firm

What Is Probate, Anyway?

POSTED ON: January 9, 2018 BY: Troy Werner
Probate comes from the old Latin and English for proving, giving a big clue on what the process is meant to do. A probate process illuminates the contents of a last will and testament and proves them, legitimizing the will and authorizing its execution at the hands of a capable and court-appointed estate executor. The […]
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6 Times You Need to Update Your Will | Werner Law Firm

6 Times You Need to Update Your Will

POSTED ON: January 3, 2018 BY: Troy Werner
Most Americans lack any sort of estate plan or will whatsoever, which can be to a huge detriment to their family after death. While the law tries and makes the probate process as simply and straightforward as possible, it can be a distressing experience for a family to deal with the consequences of no end-of-life […]
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The Issue With Life Estate Deeds | Werner Law Firm

The Issue With Life Estate Deeds

POSTED ON: December 28, 2017 BY: Troy Werner
The law provides people with many ways to protect their property, and ensure that their will is properly executed after their death. When you own something, you have a vast level of control over your property. You can change it, damage it, tear it down, repurpose it, or safeguard it. However, when you’re dead, all […]
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Millennials, Don't Forget Estate Planning | Werner Law Firm

Engage Millennials in Planning for the Reality of Morality

POSTED ON: December 22, 2017 BY: Troy Werner
Millennials - death is not something anyone wishes to think about. Instead, it is usually through certain circumstances that the consequences of our own mortality are thrust upon us, and we realize that we perhaps do not have as much time on this earth as we would have hoped for. Life ends, one way or […]
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Does Your Estate Plan Include Your Pets? | Werner Law Firm

Does Your Estate Plan Include Your Pets?

POSTED ON: December 18, 2017 BY: Troy Werner
The law sees pets as property. For now. However, even in the eyes of the law, pets are more than just an extension of your material wealth. Animal law tries to fight for the welfare of animals, criminalizing cruelty, neglect and torturous treatment of animals. But that doesn’t change that, fundamentally, the law still sees […]
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Research & Compare Probate Services, Then Choose Wisely | Werner Law Firm

Research & Compare Probate Services, Then Choose Wisely

POSTED ON: December 14, 2017 BY: Troy Werner
A death in the family is a tragedy, and there’s no way to truly prepare for it. No matter how inevitable it might have been, death is an element of living we all have trouble with – and getting through such troubling times can take an enormous amount of strength and unity in the family. […]
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