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WHAT IS INCLUDED IN YOUR ESTATE AT YOUR DEATH?

This question can be answered differently, depending on what we mean by “estate”. Your “probate estate” includes all assets that are titled in your own individual name, with no joint owner and no named death beneficiary.If the total value of your probate estate exceeds $100,000, or you own any real estate in your name alone, then opening an estate in the probate court of the county in which you resided will be required following your death. Additionally, if you own real estate in your own name in more than one state, then ancillary...
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Navigant’S TOP TEN NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS TO REALLY TAKE CARE OF FAMILY BUSINESS

Most of us make New Year’s resolutions to be a better version of the person we are: thinner, more patient, more organized. This year, how about resolving to take care of family business? Interested? Raise your hand and read the following aloud:Organ Donation: I resolve to make a choice about being an organ donor: Save your family from making hard choices by setting a gift in advance. Specify limitations: no gift, internal organs only, whole body to science. Put donor provisions in a will, sign an anatomical gift declaration and the back...
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