Posts Tagged: will

Estate Planning Vocabulary

December 1, 2015

By: Olivia R. Holcombe-Volke, olivia@elvilleassociates.com Estate planning documents frequently contain vocabulary that is specific to the field of estate planning, and not commonly used by the world at large. The following list, while not comprehensive of all of the confusing or unfamiliar terms within the estate planning context, are some of the words or concepts …

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Why Is Including Survivorship Language in Your Estate Plan Important?

October 29, 2015

By: Olivia R. Holcombe-Volke, Esq. olivia@elvilleassociates.com In a well-drafted Last Will and Testament or Revocable Living Trust for a single person, there will be at least one provision that addresses how long a beneficiary must survive the testator to be deemed to have survived the testator, and, thereby, to be able to inherit under the …

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