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Prince Probate

Prince’s Estate Hits the IRS with a Lawsuit

Prince’s sudden death in 2016 triggered numerous court proceedings. First, probate documents had to be filed in court because Prince died without a will.

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Revocable Trust Agreement

There Is a Difference between Probate and Trust Administration

Probate and trust administration are not the same. There are important differences and similarities between administering a decedent’s probate estate and administering a decedent’s trust estate.

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Revocable Trust Agreement

How Does Planning for a Special Needs Child Work?

When parents start the planning process for a child with special needs, they usually work under the perception that if they create a special needs trust (SNT), the child will be taken care of and the needs will be met.

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Confused & Overwhelmed About Caring for a Loved One with Dementia?

There are few challenges more emotional and difficult than caring for an aging loved one who has dementia. In addition to the normal challenges of aging, elders who suffer from dementia can experience dramatic temperament changes and require more attentive care. As the condition progresses, wandering becomes a risk and around-the-clock care may be needed.

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Estate Planning Law Firm in Southwest Missouri

Unsure On When To Start Estate Planning?

Estate planning attorneys are getting mobbed with questions. Here is some timely advice from three attorneys on what families and business owners should be doing to prepare, in case the unimaginable happens.

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Inside Davide Payne Law's office

Do You Think Everything Is All Set with Your Estate Plan?

You’ve considered how you want your estate to be distributed after you die. Hopefully, you’ve even written a will to make sure your wishes will be followed. So, your estate is planned…right?

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Married estate planning

No Will? Don’t Count on a Happy Ending for Your Family

At the time, he had gone so far as to have his will drawn up, but he hadn’t finalized it. In addition, he hadn’t authorized anyone to have power of attorney, in case of illness.

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David Payne Law's office in Aurora Missouri

C19 UPDATE: Beware the Rush to Make Your Own Will Online

With COVID-19 impacting more and more Americans, individuals across the country are scrambling to set up wills and end-of-life directives.

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