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Three things to know about the mediation process

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Mediation is an option to consider in a range of situations. These can include divorce, spousal maintenance, contested wills, and child custody, visitation and support. But many people wonder if mediation is for them. Here are three things it’s good to know when deciding… It is a voluntary process It is only legally binding if…
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What is a prenup

What to include in your pre-nuptial agreement

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A prenup is a contract between two individuals that specifies the liabilities and assets they bring to the marriage. It also determines your property rights should your marriage end in a divorce. Some of the items to include in your pre-nuptial agreement are: Saving and spending strategies Financial obligations during the marriage Separate and marital…
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What is a power of attorney

The four types of power of attorney

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When creating a living trust, you’re required to appoint a power of attorney who will act in your place when you’re incapacitated. Here are four types of power of attorney that can help you make an informed decision. General – your power of attorney can perform any act, including opening financial accounts and signing financial…
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Help! Do I need a special needs trust?

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A special needs trust is a document that allows you to hold or protect assets for your beneficiary with disabilities. Here are some reasons why you should establish a special needs trust. To choose someone to serve as a trustee, especially if your beneficiary is unable to manage finances To protect assets for your loved…
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