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When is it possible to avoid the probate process?

When it comes to drafting an estate plan or settling the estate of a loved one, many people have the same question – when is it possible to avoid the probate process? Probate is the legal process of distributing a person's estate according to his or her wishes to appropriate beneficiaries. It can be a costly and lengthy process to navigate.

Real estate transactions: Rentals mean work for landlords

Delaware residents may enter the role of being a landlord in many ways. Some may feel the desire to invest in real estate and purchase rental properties in efforts to earn extra income, and others may have inherited a home and decide to rent it for similar reasons. However it comes about, it is important to remember that real estate transactions, even rental agreements, are serious matters.

Being informed is useful during real estate transactions

At some point in many people's lives, they will need to move. As a result, they may find themselves looking to buy a home in Delaware for the first time. Though real estate transactions take place every day, they can still have their complications, and individuals who have never completed this type of transaction before may need to pay particular attention.

Cutting corners with estate planning may not be wise

Though getting end-of-life affairs in order well before that time comes is important, many Delaware residents may not look forward to taking the time to actually plan ahead. Certainly, going through estate planning can take time and effort in order to make a comprehensive plan, but it is often worth it in the end. Some people may consider taking a DIY or online approach to creating their plans, but is that really the best option?

Estate planning for parents of special needs children

Having a special needs child often means approaching certain scenarios from different angles. While many Delaware parents become adept at taking new approaches, it's worth noting that estate planning will likely also need carrying out differently in order to address the future needs of special needs children. Fortunately, certain planning tools can help.

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