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When is probate necessary?

Whether or not you have an estate plan in place, you have likely heard the term “probate”.

Probate is the legal process by which a deceased individual’s assets are distributed under court supervision. This process is necessary to distribute assets that are solely in the name of the deceased person. Probate is governed by state law.  

Avoiding...

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Estate Planning for Vacation Rental Property Owners

In all parts of the country, services such as Airbnb have grown in popularity over the past few years including the beach resort areas of Hampton Roads.

Indeed, these alternatives to hotel stays are popular among homeowners and vacationers alike. If you have a home or other rental property that is generating income, you should understand...
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An Easy Three-Step Review for Your Estate Plan “Helpers”

While putting together an estate plan is important for you and your loved ones, it is equally important for you to understand the role of the trusted individuals who will be carrying out your wishes when you are unable to.

When it comes to estate planning, your primary helpers are key and they generally include a...
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