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How to Minimize Probate Court Involvement with Estate Planning

When you pass away, you don’t want the Connecticut probate court standing between your family and your assets. Using thoughtful financial strategies while you are alive can help to minimize probate court involvement with estate planning. This will… Read More
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Your Will After Divorce

The divorce process requires navigating and coping with many transitions, both personal and financial. Amid this temporary storm, it’s easy and perhaps natural for some details to be overlooked. But there can be long-lasting consequences. Many, if… Read More
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Categories: Divorce, Wills
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Top 10 Connecticut Bankruptcy Tips From a Bankruptcy Lawyer

The choices you make in the days leading up to filing for a Connecticut bankruptcy can affect your financial freedom once it is over. Here are some Bankruptcy Tips from a bankruptcy lawyer with years of experience. Following these tips and working wi… Read More
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Managing Debts in Divorce

Most couples tend to focus on how their assets will be divided in their divorce, such as who will keep the home, or how retirement assets will be divided. But managing debt in divorce can be just as important. If you don’t take care to consider wha… Read More
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Categories: Divorce
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Do You Need Power of Attorney If You Have a Joint Account?

When many Connecticut residents get older, they start to consider ways to allow their children or loved ones to assist them with everyday tasks, like paying bills and banking. Two of those ways are powers of attorney and joint accounts. Whether one o… Read More
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Should You Get a Revocable Living Trust?

For many Connecticut residents, the idea of creating a trust for their families’ benefit can seem out of reach, or unnecessarily complicated. Knowing how these estate planning tools operate and when you should get a revocable living trust can help… Read More
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Non-Dischargeable Debts: What Are They and What To Do About Them

For most Connecticut residents, filing for bankruptcy is about erasing unpayable balances on medical bills, credit cards, and other amounts owed. But some non-dischargeable debts can survive even bankruptcy proceedings. Knowing what these debts are,… Read More
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How to Settle a Connecticut Decedent's Small Estate

Not every person’s estate needs an extensive probate process. Small estates can often be settled through an expedited process that helps families access their loved one’s assets sooner. Understanding when and how to settle a Connecticut decedent… Read More
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Frequently Asked Questions and Answers About Connecticut Wills, “Will Packages”, Revocable Living Trusts, and Probate

If you are just starting to plan for your family’s future, you may have questions about how estate planning works, and what documents you need to protect yourself and your family. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions and answers abo… Read More
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What Happens in Bankruptcy When There is a Divorce?

Money troubles are a common cause for divorce. When families get behind on their debts, the stress caused by collections can sometimes push couples apart. But even if you separate, you may want to carefully consider what happens to bankruptcy before,… Read More
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Categories: Bankruptcy, Divorce