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Signing a Paper

An obituary can be much more than just a dry announcement of the time and location of your funeral or memorial service. You might want to consider writing yours yourself.

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Farmer pointing out at his field with bales of hay in it

Many people own property in more than one state. It is important to think about how that property will be handled as you create an estate plan.

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Last Will and Testament

News about the coronavirus is everywhere, and we have all been affected by it in some way, even if we are currently completely healthy. Although it may seem as though circumstances are spinning beyond our control, we are not powerless. There are steps we can take to protect ourselves and our families, both physically and financially.

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A parent holding hands with a child

Coronavirus has been all over the news—and with good reason. For some people, it can turn into a serious illness if contracted. Thankfully, for the great majority of people who have contracted the disease, the symptoms appear to be relatively mild.

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Last Will and Testament

Surprising to most people, the federal estate tax is a voluntary tax. Estate planning attorneys used to say, “You only pay if you don’t plan.” Now, portability of the federal estate tax exclusion provides both an alternative and a back-up plan to lifetime tax planning. This means you might be able to minimize or even eliminate federal estate taxes even ...

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Family of five holding hands in a field

You have searched for and found the love of your life, maybe your first love, or maybe after a previous marriage. As you have built your life together, you have probably weathered your fair share of storms and grown stronger because of them. To prepare for the future and the possibility of no longer being around for your spouse, it ...

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An old man holding a baby, showing it a tablet

If you are a parent, you probably love to do good things for your children—and leaving them an inheritance is one of the most tangible ways you can show your love once you are gone. What you may not know is that there are a variety of ways that you can leave money and property to your children, and you ...

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