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Is Handwritten Instruction in Bible Valid to Update a Will?

A state appeals court has ruled that a handwritten instruction in a Bible that included only the first name of the writer was a valid codicil that changed a will.
02/03/23 • by: Graber & Johnson Law Group, LLC
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What Should Not Be Kept in a Safe Deposit Box?

Locking away certain valuables and important documents in a bank vault could turn into a headache for you or your heirs.
02/02/23 • by: Graber & Johnson Law Group, LLC
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How to Plan a Business Succession

A frequent complaint by next-generation members is that the senior generation never fully lets go of business tasks.
02/01/23 • by: Graber & Johnson Law Group, LLC
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When Can Gifts or Donations Be Made for You?

Many older adults enjoy giving money during their lifetime to family members or donations to a religious or charitable organizations.
01/31/23 • by: Graber & Johnson Law Group, LLC
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What Happens When There Is No Will?

Creating a will should be the first step in a comprehensive estate planning process, since it allows you to make sure that your wishes are properly carried out after your death.
01/30/23 • by: Graber & Johnson Law Group, LLC
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What are Big Mistakes When Writing Financial Power of Attorney?

Estate experts agree that a financial power of attorney is one of the most important documents to include in your estate planning. It allows you (the “principal”) to name a person you trust (your “agent”) to make decisions about your property and finances if you cannot.
01/27/23 • by: Graber & Johnson Law Group, LLC
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Can I Protect My Family after Death?

The future is uncertain. However, you can ensure that your family and loved ones are taken care of with estate planning. Estate planning is a critical component of financial planning for the future.
01/26/23 • by: Graber & Johnson Law Group, LLC
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Some Expenses are Paid by Estate and Some by Beneficiary

If you’re set to inherit, you may be wondering what estate expenses are paid by the beneficiary. The answer can depend on what assets are passed on to you when a family member or loved one passes away.
01/25/23 • by: Graber & Johnson Law Group, LLC
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These Celebrities Didn’t have Wills…But You Should

When the rapper Coolio died in September, he joined a group of notables that includes Prince, Howard Hughes and Pablo Picasso—all of whom died without specifying who should inherit their money and estate.
01/24/23 • by: Graber & Johnson Law Group, LLC
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What Happens When Property Is Owned Jointly and an Owner Dies?

Various types of property, such as bank accounts and real estate, can be owned jointly with another person(s).
01/23/23 • by: Graber & Johnson Law Group, LLC
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