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Property Division

Are Siblings Compulsory Heirs?

When it comes to matters of inheritance, many people wonder who has the right to claim a deceased person’s estate. While laws vary across jurisdictions, siblings are often given special consideration in the process. In this blog, we will explore the concept of siblings as compulsory heirs, explaining what it means and
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How Property is Typically Divided During a Divorce

In Indiana, as well as many states, how property is divided will ultimately be up to the courts. While the system is designed to be as fair and equitable as possible, property divisions are complex. Individuals can come into a marriage with property, can have “separate” property (such as family inheritances), and
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What Can Alimony Be Used For?

Divorce can be a complicated process, especially if you and your spouse have children or a large number of assets involved. Depending on your circumstances, the court may order you to provide alimony to your former spouse, or financial support paid by one spouse to another after a divorce. While not as
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How to Protect Your Inheritance From Your Spouse

When we pass away, we trust that our loved ones will divide our assets in accordance to our will. We choose the people that we give our belongings to very carefully, and if a loved one leaves us with an inheritance, we know that he or she put thought into that decision.
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What to Include in Your Will

A last will and testament can be confusing, but it is necessary. According to an AARP survey, 2 out of five Americans over 45 do not have a will. While no doubt a daunting task, formulating a will saves time and money for loved ones and offers peace of mind about everything.
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