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When to Use a Codicil Instead of Rewriting Your Will

Experienced estate planning attorneys help you choose and create the correct documents. Wills are generally used to appoint the executor of your estate, choose the guardians for any minor children, and dictate which people and organizations will receive your assets when you’re gone. Effective estate planning helps minimize the need for probate and the amount…

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Traumatic Brain Injuries Cause Anxiety and Depression

Every injury has serious physical consequences. Some injuries, like traumatic brain injuries, are more devastating than others because they affect a victim’s emotional well-being long-term in addition to his or her physical and cognitive abilities. Depression and anxiety are two common effects of a brain injury. Depression is considered a mood disorder, characterized by “severe…

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Why Is Probate Taking So Long Right Now?

When someone loses a loved one, the difficulties are not only emotional but many times financial, as the deceased’s assets must be properly handled and distributed to the rightful heirs of the estate. These concerns involve issues related to the loved one’s Will (if any), debts, and property. In addition to this, a surviving spouse…

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