Posts Tagged: Durable Power of Attorney

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Too often, estate planning has been dominated by tax issues. With the recently increased exemption amounts, fewer families will have to write a check to Uncle Sam upon the passing of a loved one. However, challenges still exist that are not focused on mitigating taxes. Avoiding Probate. Probate is the court-supervised process of transferring property from a decedent’s estate to the named heirs. Much has been made of the “need” to...

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