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Estate Planning

The Role of a Successor Trustee

Trusts are legal instruments that can benefit people as part of an estate plan. When you create a living trust, you will serve as the trustee while you are alive and have the mental capacity to do so. However, if something happens to you, you will need someone to take over as the successor trustee. It is important to understand…

Choosing Your Power of Attorney

The power of attorney document is an important aspect of any comprehensive estate plan. While a will protects your estate after you pass away, a power of attorney protects your interests and finances should you become unable to manage your affairs yourself. Your power of attorney gives significant authority and access to the individual you choose, so you should give…