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What if Avoiding Probate is my Goal for Estate Planning?

Although most people request an estate plan that helps with avoiding probate, not everyone actually understands what that means. Avoiding probate court does not simply mean avoiding estate taxes. 55 more words

Connecticut Estate Taxes Part 1

For Connecticut residents who die on or after January 1, 2005, Connecticut imposes a state estate tax. This is in addition to the federal estate tax. 514 more words

Estate Planning

Should you DIY or pay someone to draft your will in Singapore?

(Source: www.moneydigest.sg)

Agreement Business Sign Document Documents Paper

It’s a misconception in Singapore that it’s necessary to hire a lawyer to draft a will. Nothing could be further from the truth. 723 more words

Money Matters


Every year, this time of year I’ve got this feeling of impending doom that screams “THIS is FUCKING real and there’s not a damned thing YOU can do about it”. 307 more words

Advantages of Living Trusts: Connecticut Estate Tax Planning

This last article in my series on the advantages of living trusts looks at how living trusts can be used in planning for Connecticut estate taxes. 517 more words

Estate Planning

Suffolk probate downloads for Badingham

Suffolk Record Office have been busy digitising their original will collections and making them available for download at £6 from www.suffolkarchives.co.uk. See my blog post… 230 more words

How to Choose Representatives

How to Choose Your Executor, Trustee, POA Agent, Healthcare Proxy and other Representatives

Through the years, I have seen people choose their executor, agents and representatives based solely on the fact that the person is married to them or is a blood relative. 654 more words

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