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Wills and Estate Planning
Source: Nolo

Contains information on wills and estate planning. Includes information on estate planning basics, wills, probate and executors, avoiding probate, living trusts, estate and gift taxes, life insurance, healthcare directives and powers of attorney, and funeral planning and organ donations.
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Estate Planning for Your Pet

The website includes information about planning for the care of pets after the owner's death. It provides information for pet owners and lawyers, and includes sample language for legal documents. The author is an attorney, Steven Baker.
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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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Elder Law
Source: Washington State Bar Association

Information on laws relating to senior citizens. Includes general information on estate planning, planning for incapacity, financing medical care, financing long-term care, preserving the home, social security benefits, nursing home and long-term care patients´┐Ż rights, consumer fraud and age discrimination. It also contains a list of other sources of information for seniors.
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Source: Washington State Bar Association

This web page has information about probate, which is a legal process for transferring property when an owner dies. Topics include Probate Proceedings; Probating an Estate; The Role of the Court; Time Required to Settle an Estate; Taxes, Fees and Costs; Making a Will; and Right of Survivorship.
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