Does a half-blood sister inherit the same as a whole-blood sister? Let’s start with the idea that relatives of the Half-Blood inherit the same as they would if they were relatives of the whole blood. Is Harry Potter coming to mind when you think of “relatives of the half-blood?” Thanks to J.K. Rowling, the concept of the “half-blood” now has
Have you ever thought about what happens to your kids if you die? No one wants to think about their own mortality, but until we develop a true singularity, then we all must confront and deal with our own death and what happens to our kids after we’re gone. Pricenomics analyzed data from an application based will generator Tomorrow.me to
Suppose you’re up to date on your adulting and you checked off “Make my Will.” Go you! But what happens if you’re doing your annual revenue of your Will (because you’re an adult and you got this!) and you notice that you need to make some changes. Maybe you want to change the person that you named as an executor
You’re blindly browsing your social media feed one night and you see it … again. And it tugs at your heartstrings, but you brush it off and move on. Then you look over at your brand new puppy asleep half-in and half-out of the expense bed that you bought for him, oh look, he’s having a running dream! Go catch
I was recently perusing the internet – as one does – and I came across a joke on Starts at 60 about a man in a nursing home making his Last Will and Testament. I read it. I chuckled. I decided I wanted to share it with you. Doug was writing his last will and testament in his nursing home.
Did you ever think about whether a child of a first marriage can contest a will? Maybe this happened to you. Your mom or dad got remarried, then passed away. You later find out that you were left out of your mom’s or dad’s new will – and maybe everything was left to your parent’s new spouse or maybe to
Minors … the legal way of talking about anyone who is under the age of majority … which in most states is the age of 18. Now, we’re only talking about “legal age,” we’re not talking about whether that age is indicative of responsibility. Do you remember what you were like at age 18? Crazy, right? If you’re like most
When a person dies, children or heirs often wonder if they become responsible for their parent’s debts. Generally speaking, the answer is no. The decedent is responsible for all of their debts. The personal representative pays all final debts of the decedent with money that is in the estate. Some amount of money are protected and exempted from the payment
Your life is complicated. There are a lot of moving parts, and you’re a master at juggling all of them. You know which credit card gives you 5% cash back at the grocery store this month, and you know what day and how much needs to be paid. You know what day your paycheck gets deposited, what day your rent
Imagine the hypothetical situation where your husband died before his mother. When his mother dies, what happens to your deceased husband’s inheritance? Where does it go? Do your kids get it? Do you get it? Do your kids get completely cut out?