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January 2018 Archives

How an estate dispute can emerge

As we get older and our assets accrue, our focus will shift from the daily minutiae of life to protecting all that we have done over the course of our lives. This is the main goal of an estate plan, allowing individuals to protect their assets, property, and businesses from the probate process and excessive taxation. It also allows the grantor to ensure that their family members, loved ones, and beneficiaries receive what they want them to receive.

Probate case leads to new privacy standards in Connecticut

The probate courts of Connecticut are designed to make important functions of state law accessible to the people who needs them. Many of these functions involve children, senior citizens, people with intellectual disabilities and others who cannot fully manage their own legal and personal needs.

How is a conservator appointed in Connecticut?

The concept of conservatorship should provide relief for those who are concerned about their mental ability to look after themselves, as well as the friends and relatives of those people. Appointing a conservator may be a serious emotional issue, but the state of Connecticut can make the process relatively straightforward with the right guidance.

Creating a living will for a Connecticut resident

Estate planning is no one's favorite subject, but it is a valuable way to make sure a person's wishes can continue after his or her death. Bequests to individuals, organizations and charitable foundations can avoid unnecessary tax payments or probate disagreements with the proper attention.

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