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What to Do When a Child Dies

Posted on: November 24th, 2020
The death of a minor child is one of the greatest shocks that life can deliver. No one can ever prepare for the cascade of challenges that will come with such an event....

Can an Estate Plan Include a Right of First Refusal on Certain Property?

Posted on: November 18th, 2020
Estate planning attorneys are occasionally asked by clients whether an estate plan can include a right of first refusal (ROFR) (sometimes called a first right of refusal) on certain items or parcels of property. ...

Buyer Beware: How to Avoid Estate Planning Scams

Posted on: November 13th, 2020
Imagine spending thousands of dollars on an estate plan to protect loved ones, only to find that no true protection exists. ...

All in the Family: Making Sense of Per Stirpes, By Representation, and Per Capita Distributions

Posted on: November 3rd, 2020
The notion of fairness often pervades family dynamics and may continue even beyond death when decisions about dividing accounts and property arise. The law has attempted to address different notions of fairness with a variety of distribution strategies. ...
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