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What Is a Living Trust?

What Is a Living Trust?

A living trust is similar to a will, in that it lets you control who gets your property when you die; you can nominate beneficiaries, decide who will carry out your wishes (the successor trustee, commonly referred to as the executor), and nominate guardians and...

How To Uncomplicate a Divorce

How To Uncomplicate a Divorce

Getting married is easy. Getting divorced is not. Not only do you have to deal with the emotional turmoil that accompanies the end of a relationship, figure out how you’re going to split up your property, and deal with child issues, but you also have to either become...

Why You Might Need a Conservatorship

Why You Might Need a Conservatorship

Suppose a person becomes incapacitated or unable to provide the everyday necessities for himself or herself. In that case, a family member or any other person can petition the court for a conservatorship. The conservator will be given the court-ordered authority and...

What Is a Power of Attorney?

What Is a Power of Attorney?

A power of attorney (POA) is a document that allows you to appoint a person or organization to manage your property, financial, or medical affairs if you become unable to do so. However, all POAs are not created equal. Each type gives your attorney-in-fact (the person...

Changes In Paralegal Fees

Changes In Paralegal Fees

If you wake up every morning with a very strong urge to log your sleep time toward some client or case account, chances are you work in legal services. For paralegals, hourly billing has become an ingrained habit. Accounting for how you spend your time, in six minute...