Debts And Your Estate — Answers To Your Questions

When they do estate planning, many Americans focus on the positive side of the estate equation: the assets you leave behind for heirs. But what about your debts? How will debts affect your heirs? Should you make specific arrangements for debts? And how can you minimize the loss of assets to pay your debts? Here's what you need to know. Does Your Estate Pay Debts? When a person passes away, their valid debts are generally the responsibility of their estate. [Read More]

Common Mistakes People Make When They Do Not Hire Car Accident Lawyers To Represent Them

There are numerous benefits associated with hiring a car accident lawyer to represent you if you have been injured in a car accident. These benefits may include getting professional help handling the insurance company and receiving a higher settlement for your claim. While you can file a personal injury case without hiring car accident attorneys to represent you, many people who go this route accidentally make mistakes that can negatively impact their case. [Read More]

3 Questions To Help You Understand The Effect Dissolution Of Marriage Has On Estate Planning

When going through something as stressful as a divorce, there are certain things you may overlook. For instance, estate planning is one of the aspects of the separation that you only think of when it gets finalized. Whether you choose an out-of-court settlement or opt for the courts, you will have to change your final will. Here're ways in which the separation affects a will and how an estate planning lawyer can help you manage the issue. [Read More]

What To Know About Probate As An Estate Administrator

Have you been named as the administrator of an estate, but you really do not know anything about what needs to be done? Here are a few questions that you likely have about the probate process. Do You Have To Be The Estate Administrator?  If you were assigned to be the administrator of an estate per the wishes of someone in their will, know that you do not have to take on the job if you do not want to. [Read More]