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Legal Tips for Caregivers

If you have a loved one who has become ill and you find yourself in the role of instant caregiver, it can be overwhelming. Your life changes in ways you did not expect. It is important that you set up protections for both yourself and your loved one to prevent problems when emergencies arise. Here […]

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The No-Contest Clause in a Will

When a loved one passes away, families often become hyper focused on who inherits specific items or who will oversee the estate. This creates major problems among loved ones and can drive families apart. It’s a common situation. This worry that heirs will “fight over” the contents of their Will, often leads to the use […]

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Challenging a Will in MA

We often receive calls asking about challenging a will in MA. These calls ask if it can be done, by whom, when and whether it has to go to court for the challenge to take place. This article will discuss the challenges and how to prevent them as well if you are the person creating […]

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Challenging a Will in NH

We often receive calls asking about challenging a will in NH. These calls ask if it can be done, by whom, when and whether it has to go to court for the challenge to take place. We also receive questions relating to whether a will can be challenged BEFORE a person has passed on. This […]

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When an Elderly Parent Won’t Plan

It’s a tough situation and it happens more than you think. Often a parent refuses to create any type of estate plan in spite of advice to the contrary. Why does this happen? This article will discuss the reasons for this and things you can do to work with your parents if you are in […]

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Requirements of a Will in NH

There are many aspects to creating an estate. One of those is the creation of the Will. The Will contains a person’s final wishes as to his or her property upon death. This includes real and personal property. Real property is the home and land. Personal property are the other items such as jewelry, home […]

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What Should Be In Your Will?

Have you given any thought to the types of things you want to leave behind when you die? It’s a morbid thought and maybe you have not considered it at all. Maybe you don’t think you have anything of worth to leave to your loved ones. However, you would be surprised at how rich your […]

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Questions About Challenging A Will

Nobody likes to think they will ever fight their family members over money, especially money or property that is given to them from someone else. However, the reality of the situation is that estates are challenged all the time and usually from within the family. It’s a common point of contention and it’s something that […]

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Signs Your Aging Family Member May Need Help

Nobody wants to think of our parents or other loved ones coming to an age where they can no longer make wise decisions or care for themselves. We often think of our parents as all knowing. For many of us, our parents are the people we contact when we need advice, a safe place to […]

Preserving the History Of Your Family

Back in the “old days”, before we had electronic devices and digital cameras, a person’s last wishes included all of their personal property. That may have included a box or two of photos of family and friends. Every family has a unique dynamic and a different person who emerges as the family historian or family […]