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How Many Digital Assets Do You Own?

A holistic estate plan includes not just your physical property, such as your collections, jewelry, art, homes and more, but also your digital assets. Digital assets is a broad term that incorporates most of your electronic communications and digital prop ...

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Even Without Children, You Still Need an Estate Plan

It’s easy to skip over the real need for estate planning if you don’t have children or substantial assets. You might even assume it’s just not worth the paperwork or money involved. Every Michigan family, however, should have an estate plan. If you don ...

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Have You Documented Your Health Care Wishes?

Although these are difficult topics to think about, it is crucial to empower your loved ones to understand what to do with respect to your medical wishes if you become incapacitated prior to passing away. Before passing away, some people do become fully u ...

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What Does It Mean to Say Someone Died Intestate

Do you have a will? If you do, this document will be used during probate to follow your wishes and ensure your assets are transferred as you intended. Without a will, however, the state still needs a way to determine who receives your property. The wo ...

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What is a Michigan Successor Trustee?

Determining who will be responsible for handling your plans after you pass away is just as important for deciding who will receive assets in your estate. This person should be responsible, trustworthy, understand your wishes and the importance of adherenc ...

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Two Reasons to Establish a Durable Power of Attorney

Do you have a plan for who could make decisions or take actions on your behalf if you were incapacitated? Many people think about estate planning as answering questions for what happens to your property after you pass away. But this leaves out important c ...