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Estate Planning

Privacy Advantages of a Living Trust

22nd November 2010
I find as an Atlanta GA trusts lawyer that many people donít realize the privacy issues that will face their family should they die without a living trust. Thatís simply because upon your death, everything you are leaving behind to your loved ones automa...
Author: Steve Worrall
Estate Planning

An Inheritance of Debt

12th April 2010
“He left me nothing but bills. Do I have to pay them?”Unfortunately, many folks who have lost a loved one quickly find that the deceased had accrued substantial debt. Survivors are often then left with the challenges of dealing with this debt ...
Author: Adam Walters
Taxes

Inheritance Tax Planning Facts

06th April 2010
Inheritance tax is also known as estate or death duty. This is a kind of taxes which only comes up upon the event of the death of a person. Inheritance tax planning is required simply because inheritance taxes is actually the deceased person's estate tax....
Author: Carmelo Cobb
Estate Planning

What is probate?

15th March 2010
Probate is a court-supervised process for transferring a deceased person’s assets to the beneficiaries listed in his or her will.Typically, the executor named in your will would start the process after your death by filing a petition in court and se...
Author: swapnamanikssys
Real Estate Law

Does the way in which I hold title make a difference?

12th March 2010
Yes. The nature of your assets and how you hold title to those assets is a critical factor in the estate planning process. Before you take title (or change title) to an asset, you should understand the tax and other consequences of any proposed change. Yo...
Author: swapnamanikssys
Accident claims

Fatal Accidents: How Do Fatal Accident Claims Work?

18th September 2009
The death of a family member is probably the worst thing any one of us will have to endure. If the death was the result of a fatal accident, the shock and grief of a sudden, unexpected death will be very difficult to recover from. When a family member die...
Author: Jessica Parker