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Prince: The Tragic Intestate Death of a Musical Legend

Prince left a legacy but had no estate plan. Learn why having one is essential for everyone's future.

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Anne Heche Dies Without Will: 20-Year-Old Son Settles Estate

Anne Heche was an icon in the entertainment industry, but tragedy struck when she passed away intestate, leaving her 20-year-old son to settle her estate.

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The importance of including your pet in your estate plan

Pets are a part of the family, and they should be taken into account when planning your estate. Here's why you should include them in your will.

Chadwick Boseman

The passing of Chadwick Boseman: A case study in intestate affairs

Chadwick Boseman’s tragic passing in 2020, and the settling of his estate, offer a glimpse into the need for a will–regardless of one’s age.

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Strategic giving: A quick holiday guide

Whether you are new to the idea of financial giving to incur benefits, or a seasoned professional, this post covers all you need to know.

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5 Reasons Why You Should Consider an Estate Plan for the New Year

With the New Year fast approaching, most of us are in a reflective mood. What did we accomplish in 2022? And what can we do better in 2023?

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The Conversation: Talking with your family about estate matters during the holiday season

The holidays are one of the few times the entire family gets together during the year. That also means it's a great time to talk about estate planning.

What if no one wants to be the executor

What if no one wants to be the executor of an estate?

Being an estate executor is a tough but necessary job. But when no one is willing to take on the role, there are a couple of alternatives available.