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Wills and Estate Planning


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Estate Planning (7)
Trusts (3)
Wills and Probate (4)

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Estate and Gift Tax
Source: Nolo

Answers to frequently asked questions regarding estate and gift tax.
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Estate Recovery for Medical Services Paid for by the State
Source: Northwest Justice Project

Information regarding estate recovery (the State�s ability to collect money to repay medical services after a patients death).
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Introduction to Estate Planning
Source: Findlaw

Article by Robert L. Sommers discussing the basics of estate planning. Includes information on wills, living trusts, joint tenancy, community property, the gift tax and the estate tax.
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Dealing with Death
Source: Washington State Office of the Attorney General

Information on preparing for a death (information on decisions and arrangements that should be made before a death occurs) and what to do once a death occurs (steps to help with the arrangements and business transactions).
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Source: Washington State Bar Association

Explains what a trust, trustee and trustor are. Describes the different types of trusts and how to create one. Discusses the role of testamentary trusts, revocable living trusts, and irrevocable living trusts. Also provides information about the location of a trust and the duties of a trustee. A brief overview of insurance trusts, charitable trusts and charitable remainder trusts are provided, as well as tips about the longevity of a trust, taxes, and fees and costs.
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