July 15, 2019
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Can I Update My Will?

Any time there is a major change in your life, it is a best practice to update your will. Major changes are usually a marriage, divorce, or the birth of a child. Additionally, there may come a time when you want to change your beneficiaries, or […]
July 8, 2019

How Do Wills Work?

How Do Wills Work? The concept of Last Wills and Testaments, commonly referred to as “wills,” has been an integral part of legal and societal structures for centuries. Their primary function is to facilitate the distribution of an individual’s monetary assets, personal belongings, and other types […]
June 18, 2019
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What NOT To Include In A Living Will

Creating a last will and testament is one of the most responsible and informed decisions you can make. It tells your family and loved ones exactly what your last wishes are regarding your assets and property. However, there are many things we recommend that you should […]
June 15, 2019
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Common Misconceptions About Living Trusts

Most people around Toledo know they should have some sort of estate planning in place–whether it be wills or living trusts. However, they procrastinate because of fear that planning for death will hasten its occurrence, or they think it’s too expensive. Others believe that no plan […]
June 8, 2019
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Special Needs Trust – What is it?

A special needs trust is made specifically to a person with special needs. They manage assets and property for that person’s benefit. Simultaneously, they don’t compromising access to important government benefits. Special needs trusts supplement any government benefits the person with special needs may receive. A […]
May 14, 2019

Can You Leave An Inheritance To A Minor?

Providing for your children in the event of a premature death takes more consideration than picking someone to care for them. Additionally, you should also consider what will happen to any money or property your children inherit from you. Who will manage it for them until […]
May 7, 2019
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Estate Planning – When It Is Urgent

Estate planning is an act of kindness towards those you love and care for the most. However, it is a common misconception that estate planning is just about money and taxes. That is simply not true. You may find yourself in end-of-life situations that require careful […]
May 1, 2019
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Living Will- What Is It And Do I Need One?

When looking at the importance of having a will and leaving a legacy for your family, it is easy to overlook one important thing–you are still living and have a say-so in what happens to you and for you. While many are advised to create a […]
April 16, 2019
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Why You Need a Final Will

Complacency, fear, and procrastination are the leading reasons why close to 57% of living Americans do not have a will. Having a will, or last will and testament, is perhaps the most significant things you can do to help protect yourself and your family. At times, […]