Does Your Will Waive Bond for the Executor?

Posted on: January 5th, 2010
The following is a guest post by Chris Birk of SuretyBonds.com, which also publishes the Surety Bond Insider:...

Is Your Will a “Turkey”? 6 Ways to Tell

Posted on: November 21st, 2009
Thanksgiving is less than a week away, but many people currently have turkeys of a different kind – poorly drafted Wills. If your Will is missing one or more of these features, it’s time for an update:...

Online Wills – You Get What You Pay For

Posted on: November 16th, 2009
Last Thursday’s Wall Street Journal’s website featured an article on online estate planning programs: Before It’s Too Late: A Test of Online Wills. As you might imagine, I’m not a big fan of do-it-yourself estate planning, particularly for those who have substantial assets. ...

Wills – are You Aware or Blissfully Ignorant?

Posted on: November 2nd, 2009
Last week was National Estate Planning Awareness Week – I’m sure most of us didn’t know that, but awareness about the necessity of estate planning is pitifully low, so anything that can be done to help folks realize that it’s important to plan for the future is good....

Regular Updates to Will Important

Posted on: October 22nd, 2009
This article from WSJ online on the effect on changing estate tax exemptions on what’s left for the surviving spouse describes just one reason why....

Put Your Parents in Your Will?

Posted on: August 25th, 2009
This article discusses when it might be appropriate to include your parents or grandparents in your will or living trust – generally when you are providing support for them. ...
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