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Archive: July 2014




Jul
30
2014

Autism Spectrum Disorder and Planning for Your Children's Future

Posted by Danielle Streed

A recent article in the Western Michigan University “W” Magazine identified a huge need for Autism treatment based on some recent statistics.  According to the article, thousands of American children are diagnosed with developmental disabilities known as Autism Spectrum Disorder.  In fact, it is [Read More...]



Categories: categoryEstate Planning



Jul
24
2014

Heirs Defined

Posted by Danielle Streed

When it comes to estate planning many people are not sure who their actual heirs are. Many people are not sure whether a son-in-law or a daughter-in-law can inherit from them or whether even step-children or step-grandchildren are entitled to any part of their estate. In Michigan we use the term [Read More...]



Categories: categoryEstate Planning



Jul
15
2014

Second (and Third) Marriage Issues in Estate Planning

Posted by Danielle Streed

When we talk about the divorce rate and the number people getting divorced for the first and second time, it is equally important to talk about the number of people that remarry. Recently, I read an article about a man who was married three times and had children from each of those marriages. When [Read More...]



Categories: categoryEstate Planning



Jul
10
2014

Inheritance and Divorce Issues

Posted by Danielle Streed

When it comes to any form of estate planning, most parents want to protect their children, regardless of their age or situation. With the divorce rate for first and second marriages is at an all time high, many parents are concerned that an inheritance left to a son or daughter could be split in a [Read More...]



Categories: categoryEstate Planning



Jul
08
2014

What is the difference between a Trustee and a Personal Representative?

Posted by Danielle Streed

A Personal Representative is the individual that you name in your Last Will and Testament to oversee the probate of your individually owned assets. They are appointed by the court to handle such matters as the sale of your home, payment of debts and expenses and oversee final distribution. A [Read More...]



Categories: categoryEstate Planning


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