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Month: May 2014

Wills and trusts should also plan for the unexpected

Does your estate plan include a contingency for a medical emergency? If not, there may still be time to maximize your retirement finances while preserving assets for your heirs.An attorney that focuses on estate planning may advise individuals to plan on needing 10 to...

Trusts offer great flexibility in estate planning

There is a great deal of flexibility available in planning for loved ones’ inheritances. A grantor may wish to leave certain assets to assist in grandchildren’s college expenses. Perhaps an adult child is going through a divorce and an individual...

Estate planning may also include charitable giving

Estate planning does not refer simply to the act of leaving one’s material possessions to one’s heirs. In today’s modern society, there may be many unique circumstances that don’t fit that model. In addition, many individuals may want to plan...

Drafting a will protect yourself and loved ones

Dying without a will is a highly undesirable prospect. In the case of marriage, a surviving spouse generally will inherit the assets. For singles, however, Pennsylvania state law will dictate which relatives should receive the decedent’s assets and property. In...