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Month: November 2013

Pennsylvania woman makes scholars beneficiaries

Someone's death need not be just about grieving. In some cases, it can mean a good start in life for others. An example of that is an aged Pennsylvanian woman who recently died, leaving a legacy of scholarship for up-and-coming young people.The woman finalized her...

How often should an estate plan be reviewed?

Any adult in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, who has substantial assets and wants to ensure that they go to someone specific may want to have an estate plan that becomes effective if the person becomes incapacitated as well as at death. There is no definite answer as to...

How a probate bond protects the heirs and the estate

Dying without a valid will can complicate the distribution of assets, but even executing a will can be complex. So, when a person dies and leaves a substantial estate, the survivors could be concerned about where the assets will go and who will manage them. A probate...

The challenge of intestacy: estate administration

Dying intestate can create complications for a person's estate and heirs. Without clear instructions on how a person's assets are to be divided among the beneficiaries, state law takes over. And the state will not necessarily do what the decedent wished or what the...