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Things to Consider Before Accepting a Settlement

We understand that dealing with the estate of a loved one can be an emotionally challenging time. The process is often difficult and may feel overwhelming, especially when you're dealing with grief. We are here to provide guidance and support throughout this tough period.
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Can I Leave Property to a Non-Citizen?

Estate planning can be challenging enough. When it involves leaving property to a non-citizen spouse or loved one, it can be even more confusing. Questions abound: Are there any legal restrictions? Will there be tax implications?
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Temporary vs. Permanent Conservatorships

According to The National Center for State Courts (NCSC) in 2021, 1.3 million adults were living under guardianship or conservatorship. Dealing with the reality of a loved one who can no longer care for themselves can be an emotionally challenging journey.
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How Long Do You Have to File Probate After Death?

Losing a loved one is an overwhelmingly difficult time, and the added pressure of dealing with legal matters can make this period even more challenging. You may be navigating through a sea of emotions, and the last thing you want to worry about is the complex world of probate law. That's why we're here to help.
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Revocable vs. Irrevocable Trust: Which One Is Right for Me?

Have you ever considered setting up a trust for yourself and your family? According to a 2020 report by the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), nearly 60% of American adults have not engaged in estate planning, which includes setting up a trust.
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My Parent’s Power of Attorney Is Transferring Assets Against Their Wishes

If your family member has granted power of attorney to a trusted agent, both you and your family member can usually be confident that the agent will perform their duties according to your family member’s best interest. But what happens if the agent is only acting for their own gain? What can you do about abuse of power of attorney?
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The Civil Appeals Process

Sometimes errors are made, resulting in an incorrect judgment being made, either in criminal or civil cases. If you have had a civil judgment against you that you feel was unjust, you do have the right to appeal the judgment.
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How Can I Challenge a Will?

We’ve all seen televised dramas in which a serious-looking gentleman sits behind a desk in an oak-paneled study and reads the contents of someone’s last will and testament to an audience of heirs and would-be beneficiaries.
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