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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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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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Categories: Estate Planning, Wills