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September 2018 Archives

When there's a will, there's less confusion in estate planning

People who are committed to their family, friends and causes will take time as early as necessary to see that their estate is disbursed to beneficiaries with clarity and finality after they're gone. Last wills and testaments join trust documents and other records of assets to create Connecticut's legal framework for estate planning.

IRS changes may make life harder for estate planners

Estate planning is more than a rich person's game. Clear wills and prearranged trusts can prevent needless arguments between inheritors with any size of bequest. However, rules and requirements for estate planning often get more complex when people are dealing with a larger estate.

Conservators and guardians may breach the trust they are given

Facing a possible disability is always a difficult process. It often feels like a betrayal that a long and successful life may be rewarded with a reduced ability to take care of one's self. A betrayal can become quite literal, however, if someone abuses a legal arrangement to handle

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