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After more than 30 years as a firefighter, I went to law school and became an attorney so that I could continue to help people. Estate planning is all... (more)

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Erinn M Cypher

International Intellectual Property, Estate Planning, Employee Rights, Administrative Law
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  10 Years

Donald Watson

International Tax, Federal, Estate Planning, Estate
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  25 Years

Robert M. Stone

Criminal, Real Estate, Trusts, Immigration
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  27 Years
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Jennifer A Bridges

Wills, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Trademark, Corporate
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  20 Years

Dwayne R Murray

Real Estate, Government, Trusts, Wills & Probate
Status:  Inactive           Licensed:  47 Years

Carol Casey White

Lawsuit & Dispute, Estate, Bankruptcy & Debt
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  37 Years

Christina Marie Boccato

Estate Planning, Business & Trade, Corporate, Contract
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Michael Joseph Mayerle

Litigation, Lawsuit & Dispute, Estate, Family Law
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  18 Years

Sydnee B Dreyer

Government, Estate
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  26 Years

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LEGAL TERMS

INTESTATE SUCCESSION

The method by which property is distributed when a person dies without a valid will. Each state's law provides that the property be distributed to the closest s... (more...)
The method by which property is distributed when a person dies without a valid will. Each state's law provides that the property be distributed to the closest surviving relatives. In most states, the surviving spouse, children, parents, siblings, nieces and nephews, and next of kin inherit, in that order.

HEIR APPARENT

One who expects to be receive property from the estate of a family member, as long as she outlives that person.

POWER OF APPOINTMENT

The legal authority to decide who will receive someone else's property, usually property held in a trust. Most trustees can distribute the income from a trust o... (more...)
The legal authority to decide who will receive someone else's property, usually property held in a trust. Most trustees can distribute the income from a trust only according to the terms of the trust, but a trustee with a power of appointment can choose the beneficiaries, sometimes from a list of candidates specified by the grantor. For example, Karin creates a trust with power of appointment to benefit either the local art museum, symphony, library or park, depending on the trustee's assessment of need.

WARRANTY DEED

A seldom-used type of deed that contains express assurances about the legal validity of the title being transferred.

DEATH TAXES

Taxes levied at death, based on the value of property left behind. Federal death taxes are called estate taxes. Some states levy inheritance taxes on people who... (more...)
Taxes levied at death, based on the value of property left behind. Federal death taxes are called estate taxes. Some states levy inheritance taxes on people who inherit property.

FUNDING A TRUST

Transferring ownership of property to a trust.

RESIDUARY ESTATE

The property that remains in a deceased person's estate after all specific gifts are made, and all debts, taxes, administrative fees, probate costs, and court c... (more...)
The property that remains in a deceased person's estate after all specific gifts are made, and all debts, taxes, administrative fees, probate costs, and court costs are paid. The residuary estate also includes any gifts under a will that fail or lapse. For example, Connie's will leaves her house and all its furnishings to Andrew, her VW bug to her friend Carl, and the remainder of her property (the residuary estate) to her sister Sara. She doesn't name any alternate beneficiaries. Carl dies before Connie. The VW bug becomes part of the residuary estate and passes to Sara, along with all of Connie's property other than the house and furnishings. Also called the residual estate or residue.

INTER VIVOS TRUST

The Latin name, favored by some lawyers, for a living trust. 'Inter vivos' is Latin for 'between the living.'

FINAL BENEFICIARY

The person or institution designated to receive trust property upon the death of a life beneficiary. For example, Jim creates a trust through which his wife Jan... (more...)
The person or institution designated to receive trust property upon the death of a life beneficiary. For example, Jim creates a trust through which his wife Jane receives income for the duration of her life. Their daughter, the final beneficiary, receives the trust principal after Jane's death.