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Who Will Inherit Your Digital Footprint?

The laws surrounding the question remain surprisingly unclear. By Scott E. Rahn Have you thought about who will inherit access to your digital footprint, from emails to bank and social media accounts and everything in between, after you pass away?  It’s worth considering, given the laws governing post-death digital assets access remain surprisingly limited and murky. […]

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What Is the Fair Market Value of Inherited Property?

Inheriting property can be a complex process, with numerous factors to consider. Before you decide whether to keep, donate, or sell your inherited property, it’s important to understand the fair market value of the asset, which is its estimated worth on the open market. Is Fair Market Value Calculated at the Time of Death? Yes,

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Can You Sell Stock In a Trust After Death?

Whether you can sell stocks in a trust after death generally depends on the specific terms and conditions of the trust and the laws of the jurisdiction in which the trust was established. If the trust agreement allows for the sale of stocks, the trustee can sell the stocks as directed by the trust agreement.

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When a Husband Dies, What Is the Wife Entitled To?

Upon losing her husband, the determination of what the surviving wife will inherit will be based on a combination of state law, the husband’s last will and testament, his revocable living trust, any irrevocable trusts, retirement account beneficiary designations, payable-on-death or transfer-on-death account designations, pre-nuptial agreements, post-nuptial agreements, and potentially other estate planning documents. However,

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The Ultimate Guide for a Contingent Beneficiary

Contingent beneficiaries, remainder beneficiaries, remaindermen, and secondary beneficiaries have rights to estate or trust assets, but those rights are contingent upon the inability to distribute the assets to the primary beneficiary. Here’s a guide.  What is a contingent beneficiary? A contingent beneficiary – sometimes called a remainder beneficiary, a remainderman, or a secondary beneficiary,

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