Our readers know that any person can benefit from having a plan for their end-of-life estate in place. A person's estate constitutes the wealth and assets that they have amassed over time, and most people would prefer to decide what happens with their hard-earned money rather than allowing the state and the process of probate to intervene. Therefore, one of the biggest mistakes a person can make with regard to their estate plan is neglecting to execute one.
During your estate planning, choosing the right executor is a very important and crucial decision. This will be the person you give the responsibility to for administering your estate and finalizing your last wishes. When you pick the right executor, you are ensuring that there is a prompt and sufficient distribution of your property.
When Aretha Franklin passed away earlier this year, the world lost one of the most iconic soul singers of our time. The Queen of Soul left behind a long legacy of ground-breaking, awe-inspiring music. What she didn’t leave behind, however, was a will.
Not all families in California have the luxury of living near each other and experiencing their loved ones' company throughout the year. As such, some individuals rely on the holidays to meet up with their relatives and to catch up on what has been happening in their lives. The winter holiday season, which is quickly approaching, is a time for family and for fun, but also for planning.