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Chadwick Boseman died without a Will, what does that mean?

                                                       by WIlliametta Garnett   If you die without a...

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Justice For Ahmaud Arbery: Meet The Black Lawyer Crew

by Tequila Higgins On February 23, 2020 Ahmaud Arbery, an unarmed 25 year old Black man, was gunned down in a South Georgia neighborhood in broad daylight due to a father (Greg McMichael) and son (Trevor McMichael) “policing” their...

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8 Reasons Why Millennials Should Start Estate Planning

by Khadija Dukes As a fellow millennial, I understand the lack of appeal the words ‘estate planning’ have. You hardly have time to plan your next vacation or what you want to do with your life, let alone all of the things that are...

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5 Mistakes to Avoid When Drafting Your Will

Don’t name specific investments in your will. You are not guaranteed to still own them at the time of your death. And if you promised that specific bequest to one of your beneficiaries, your estate will purchase it to devise to the...

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Estate Planning for the Single Parent

It happens to the best of us. That whirlwind romance that resulted in a baby and baby’s father who can’t be bothered. He’s not important. Your kids are. And we know you would do any and everything for them, but what happens when...

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The Basics Of Business Succession Planning

Did you know that business succession planning is a part of estate planning? A business succession plan can be looked at like a retirement plan for entrepreneurs. You don’t want to work until the day you die, but you also don’t want...

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Where There’s a Will, There’s a Way

I don’t care how much you think you do or don’t have, or how old or young you think you are, or whether you have children or not. The bottom line is – you need a will. There’s no getting around it. A will is a legally...

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Understanding the Power of Attorney -Financial and Medical

Sh** happens. The better prepared you are for the unforeseen, the more you are able to minimize the associated risks and/or damages to yourself and others. Power of attorney documents are important estate planning tools, whereby you elect someone...

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Probate Avoidance Techniques: ‘Cause No One Wants To Be Sued When They’re Dead

Probate is the legal process in which the assets, debts and other liabilities of the deceased (“decedent”) are determined and the remaining assets are distributed to decedent’s heirs at law (if decedent died without a will...

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Estate Planning Goals – Crush Them!

I spend a lot of time educating people on the importance of estate planning to their lives and their families, but I often feel like it falls upon deaf ears. When most people think of estate planning, they think of the elderly or people with Daddy...

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