What Does Pandemic Estate Planning Look Like?

The coronavirus pandemic has certainly caused havoc and concern for many people, particularly in regard to their health and their finances — and these two areas intersect in estate planning. So, if you haven’t drawn up your estate plans yet, or you think they may need to be revised, now may be a good time to act.”

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Revocable Living Trust

Avoiding Probate with a Trust

In other words, family members who are not named to inherit anything in the will may still see the list of all of the assets. If you don’t want that result, you can avoid it by establishing a trust.

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Probate Court

Be Aware of Probate

Whether you recently experienced the loss of a loved one or are learning how to best prepare and plan your own estate, you’ve likely come across the term and may be wondering, “What is probate?” It’s important to understand what probate is and how the process works.

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Adding a child to the title on your home

Can I Add an Adult Daughter to the Title of a Home?

I have a house with a mortgage that I purchased a little over a year ago. At the closing, I asked if I could put my daughter on the deed with me. However, the mortgage company wouldn’t allow it. I don’t want her to have to go through probate, because this is my only asset. Is there a way I can leave the house to her, so she can sell it and pay off the mortgage?

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