8 Ways to Avoid Probate

Author: Mary Randolph
Publisher: NOLO
ISBN: 9780873379151
Format: PDF, ePub
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Suggests setting up payable-on-death bank accounts, naming a beneficiary for retirement accounts, registering stocks in transfer-on-death forms, holding property in joint ownership, creating a living trust, and giving property away.

8 Ways to Avoid Probate 6th Edition

Author: Mary Randolph
Publisher:
ISBN: 9786610474653
Format: PDF, ePub
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Please note that this edition is now out of print and has been replaced by the 7th edition, also available through MyiLibrary ... Attorney Mary Randolph details eight key strategies to avoiding the probate money pit, including how to: * set up payable-on-death bank accounts* name a beneficiary for retirement accounts* register stocks & bonds, and vehicles, in transfer-on-death forms* hold property in joint ownership* take advantage of special procedures for small estates* create a living trust* give away property nowIncludes worksheets and sample letters, as well as state-by-state charts that pinpoint which strategies are viable in each state.*Recommended by Modern Maturity*Book of the Month Club selection

How to Find a Financial Planner

Author: Liz Weston
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780132479776
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This is the eBook version of the printed book. This Element is an excerpt from Easy Money: How to Simplify Your Finances and Get What You Want Out of Life (9780132383837), by Liz Pulliam Weston. Available in print and digital formats. A practical checklist for finding an honest, competent financial advisor–and avoiding those who aren’t. Hundreds of thousands of people are passing themselves off as financial planners in the United States today. Few are what they seem. Anyone can call herself a financial planner or advisor: There are no education, experience, or ethics requirements. Furthermore, most people who offer advice aren’t legally obligated to put your interests before their own. So how do you find someone who can actually help you?

The Executor s Guide

Author: Mary Randolph
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413324819
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The Executor's Guide shows someone who's wrapping up a loved one's estate how to proceed, step by step. It explains what must be done right away and what can wait, and guides readers through a land of unfamiliar legal procedures and terminology. It covers: preparing for the job of executor or trustee the first steps to take claiming life insurance, Social Security, and other benefits making sense of a will what to do if there is no will how to determine whether probate is necessary--it may not be! managing assets a child inherits taxes an overview of probate court proceedings what you can do to avoid disputes with family members handling trusts looking up your state's laws, and working with lawyers, appraisers, accountants and other experts. The Executor's Guide contains tables that outline key points of each state's laws, the latest information on estate tax laws, and helpful worksheets.

Deeds for California Real Estate

Author: Mary Randolph
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413310923
Format: PDF
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Transfer California property to someone else with the easy-to-use legal forms and information in this guide Deeds for California Real Estate shows you how to choose the right kind of deed, create it, then file it with the county recorder. This plain-English book has all the forms you'll need, with step-by-step instructions for completing them quickly and accurately. Learn how to: add or remove someone's name from the title of real estate you own transfer real estate into, or out of, a revocable living trust borrow or lend money with real estate as security and more

Executor s Guide The

Author: Mary Randolph
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413316794
Format: PDF
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Explains an executor's duties and discusses probate, life insurance, bank accounts, debts and estate taxes. Original.

Every Dog s Legal Guide

Author: Mary Randolph
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413318215
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Describes the legal rights, responsibilities, and restrictions for dog owners on state and local levels, including laws on registration, travel, housing, and animal cruelty.