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Estate Planning

How is an hourly rate determined

Hiring an attorney is overwhelming and stressful for a variety of reasons, whether it be the reason for needing legal services or just the cost of legal services. Most people, if asked, would likely anticipate hiring a lawyer to be...
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Tax Exemption Portability Crucial in Estate Planning

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When people think portability, they imagine lightweight laptops and folding chairs. These items owe their existence to ingenious inventors satisfying the craving for convenient transport. With this definition in mind then, it only makes sense that an estate planning tool designed...
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Pet Trusts not just for Rich and Famous

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Mick Jagger once said, “anything worth doing is worth overdoing,” and that certainly applies to over-the-top Pet Trusts. There are countless examples of extravagant pet inheritances like multi-million dollar residences, gourmet food plans and high-class transportation. For instance, Megan Johnson...
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Cohabitation Rates on the Rise

Are cohabitating couples covered legally? National and Michigan cohabitation rates are up in recent years. Way up. In fact, the number of non-married couples living together in 2010 is almost double the rate of 2000. The related graphic shows that almost...
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