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Guest Post: Pet Trusts by Nick Livers

A friend of the firm and attorney, Nick Livers, is doing a guest post for us. A lot of us have pets that we love, but what happens to them after you die? How can you provide for them? Let’s … Continue reading

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If You Die, Do Your Heirs Know Where To Find Your Passwords?

I wrote a little about making sure you put your estate documents where someone could find them in the past.  But what about your digital life?  If you die, do your heirs know where to find your passwords?  There were … Continue reading

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Collecting as an Investment – Some Thoughts

Lots of us have collections.  Something catches our fancy, and we get the “bug.”  Collecting is a fun and rewarding hobby, but it can get out of hand in a flash.  Here are a few thoughts on managing a collection, … Continue reading

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What Happens To Your Pet After You Die?

Do you have the care of your beloved pet in your estate plan?  This Chicago resident did, but you may want to do things a little differently.  From “Though there was a will, Fifth Third found a way to save … Continue reading

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Have You Thought About What Happens After You Die?

I’m not talking about what happens after you die in the spiritual/afterlife sense, but the practical sense of winding down your affairs.  Here are some points to consider: Do you heirs know where you keep you keys, or have a … Continue reading

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If You Die, Do Your Heirs Know Where To Find Your Estate Documents?

So, you go to all this trouble to make an estate plan.  You make sure your assets are titled properly, and there are the appropriate beneficiary designation forms are filed with your accounts.  You put together your will, trust (if … Continue reading

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