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  Category: Articles » Articles by Author » Author: Jeramie Fortenberry
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1.Using Revocable Living Trusts to Avoid Probate
The probate process can be time-consuming and expensive. Although is generally impossible to avoid probate once the decedent has died, probate costs can generally be avoided with proper estate planning prior to death. One of the most popular and flexible probate avoidance devises is a living trust. A ...
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2.Joint Tenancies as a Probate Avoidance Devise
A joint tenancy with right of survivorship can be a useful probate avoidance tool. Under these arrangements, both tenants are entitled to full use of the jointly-titled assets during their lives (to the extent their ...
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3.Beneficiary Designations as a Probate Avoidance Devise
Estate planners have a variety of probate-avoidance tools at their disposal. One of these is beneficiary or payable on death (POD) designations. Beneficiary and POD designations allow you to determine who will benefit from life insurance contracts, retirement plans (including pension-sharing, profit, and 401(k) plans), and IRAs at your ...
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