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Estate law is regulated by state and federal government. At the state level, these laws cover living wills, trust creation, and probate. State and federal laws regulate taxes placed on recipients of property from an estate. Estate law also controls the creation of living wills, which let individuals dictate their desired healthcare if they become too sick or injured to make decisions on their own.

States have considerable autonomy with estate laws, but there is a Uniform Probate Code (UPC) that seeks to clarify and unify estate laws nationwide. Estate planning law also covers the creation of wills, the resolving of probate cases, and situations involving power of attorney.

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Estate Legal Articles

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San antonio news article

San Antonio News printed the article and interviewed Michael Greer and Shane Langston as counsel for the Conservatorship.

5 important reasons young adults need estate planning

An Article listing 5 important reasons why young adults would benefit from Estate Planning.

The importance of having both a durable and healthcare power of attorney

An Article discussing Durable and Healthcare Power of Attorney documentation in Nebraska and their functions and benefits.

A will versus a trust: what's the difference?

An Article discussing the differences between a Last Will & Testament and a Revocable Living Trust in Nebraska.

Avoiding common estate planning mistakes

Avoiding Common Estate Planning Mistakes

Estate planning for blended families

Estate Planning for Blended Families

Using pod and tod designations to keep assets out of probate

Using POD and TOD Designations to Keep Assets Out of Probate