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Navigating Trusts and Estates Law

Planning for the end of your life can be intimidating even before you factor in trusts and estates law. Before you dive into discussions about Totten trusts or spendthrift clauses, you need to know the basics. What is trusts and estates law? Wills and trusts are at the core of estate planning, where you make provisions for your care...

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Can a Life Estate Deed Be Contested?

A life estate deed in New York is an estate planning tool that allows the current owner, the grantor, to designate a beneficiary, known as a grantee, who will inherit the property when the grantor dies. Upon the grantor’s death, the property transfers to the grantee named in the life estate deed and doesn’t have to go through probate....

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