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  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: July 19, 2021

When you leave this world, you probably want to make the process of wrapping up your affairs as painless as possible for the loved ones you leave behind. Without the proper foresight, you could unintentionally leave a situation for your family that is much harder to deal with than it has to be. Here are a few common problems that…Read More

  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: April 27, 2021

When you start getting older, one of the things you need to think about is your estate plan. If you want to protect your loved ones and give them the best opportunity to receive assets and inheritances, then you need a will, trust and other legal protections in place. When you don’t take these steps before your death, your family…Read More

  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: May 15, 2020

You have taken care of your family throughout your life, and that doesn’t have to end when you go. Making a detailed will can take care of them for years to come. Failing to make a draft, though, can lead to tumultuous times. Over 35% of people have, or know someone who has, experienced conflict within their family because of…Read More

  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: April 21, 2020

If your parent or other loved one has recently passed, and you are now the executor of the estate, you may be wondering what you need to do. In a sentence, the executor of an estate ensures that the estate of the decedent pays off any debts or creditors. While it may seem simple, there is a lot more to…Read More

  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: April 27, 2018

With any legal issue, knowing what not avoid is often just as important as knowing what you need to do. That may be especially true when it comes to estate planning. Here are some potential mistakes you want to avoid when you’re working out your own estate plans: Don’t Put Two People In Charge When choosing your estate executor or…Read More

  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: February 2, 2018

Cryptocurrency, like Bitcoin, has become a serious source of wealth for some investors. Their less cutting-edge heirs, however, may find themselves at a loss if those investors don’t make sure that their families can access the accounts. If you’re investing in cryptocurrency, whether it’s Bitcoin or one of its lesser-known cousins, make sure that you take steps to protect your…Read More

  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: November 8, 2017

If you have a child who has a serious mental illness, drug addiction, alcoholism, a gambling problem or some other disability that prevents him or her from consistently managing his or her own finances, how do you plan your estate — especially if you have a lot of wealth to pass on? Experts recommend that you take the following steps,…Read More

  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: November 2, 2017

You worked pretty hard to build up a legacy for your kids and their kids to inherit and you’re rightfully proud of what you’ve accomplished. Unfortunately, it isn’t easy to keep that money in the family and growing — there’s generally a “three generation” rule that says that your grandchildren are most likely to be right back at the starting…Read More

  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: September 28, 2017

Asset valuation can be an important — but tricky — part of any estate. An asset is anything that has monetary value. In terms of an estate, you could be talking about a business, the rights to a collection of published works, art pieces, coin collections, undeveloped property or jewelry. There are usually several problems that have to be considered…Read More

  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: July 31, 2017

What Happens To Your Outstanding Debts, Like Utility Bills, When You Die? In theory, the trustee or executor of the estate will see that the bills are paid before any remaining funds are disbursed to the heirs. If the estate can’t pay the bills, companies simply have to write them off as uncollectable. They can’t just decide to pursue your…Read More

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