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What Do I Need in My Estate Plan?

What Do I Need in My Estate Plan?

An effective estate plan uses a collection of documents and teamwork to protect one’s assets and personal property. An effective estate plan also explains and carries intentions of how to pass control down to successors in the event of your absence.

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What is Louisiana Forced Heirship?

What is Louisiana Forced Heirship?

Louisiana Forced heirship has not been repealed. It can be a pitfall for the unwary who may think it only applies to children under the age of 24. A good estate planning attorney should be consulted if you have litigious children.

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How Does Cryptocurrency Work in an Estate Plan?

How Does Cryptocurrency Work in an Estate Plan?

Crypto assets can be lost forever without proper storage and estate planning. When it comes to cryptocurrency, safe and secure transfer is paramount, meaning basic estate planning documents, like a will, often won’t be enough.

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What is the Difference between a Trust and a Will?

What is the Difference between a Trust and a Will?

No one relishes the thought of the day they pass away and leave all their worldly possessions behind. However, it’s a certainty that no one can avoid. Thankfully, you have options for planning for what happens to your estate, including a will or a family trust.

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Is My Will Void If I Get Divorced?

Is My Will Void If I Get Divorced?

Major changes in your life—such as marriage, having a baby, moving out of state, or divorce—should prompt a revisit to your current will. It is important to revise your will at these times, in order to ensure your estate planning is up to date.

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Estate Planning and Cryptocurrency

Estate Planning and Cryptocurrency

Digital assets have been around for quite some time. However, they seem to be dominating headlines again this year. In part, you can thank high-profile figures, such as Elon Musk, for promoting cryptocurrency, or music artist Grimes for selling $6 million in NFTs.

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