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Does Georgia Collect an Estate Tax?

Does Georgia Collect an Estate Tax?

Georgia, like all other states, did collect a state estate tax prior to January 1, 2005. Learn why things changed on this date and if it is possible for the Georgia estate tax to come back.......[Read More]
How Do I Pick an Executor of My Will?

How Do I Pick an Executor of My Will?

The role of an executor can be time consuming and involves dealing with various concerns related to the settlement of an estate. The larger the estate, the more complex the role of the executor will be. An estate that is worth more than one million dollars should be handled by a lawyer, an estate pl......[Read More]
How to Contest a Will in Ireland

How to Contest a Will in Ireland

The passing of a relative or loved one is always emotionally difficult. However, settling their wills can be even more complicated, both emotionally and legally. Challenging a will overseas just adds to the emotional difficulty and the stress. Fortunately, Ireland has laws on the books that make ......[Read More]
Britons To Face Low Income Retirement

Britons To Face Low Income Retirement

People in the UK who are planning to retire during 2008 are likely to face their later years earning a lower-than-average annual income, a new study has revealed. Research carried out by Prudential found that adults retiring this year will live off an average income of 18,663 a year, which is 5,000 ......[Read More]
Updating Your Will - There May Be More Reasons to Do So Than You Realize

Updating Your Will - There May Be More Reasons to Do So Than You Realize

Your Last Will and Testament is your only chance to decide what happens to your estate assets upon your death. It is the cornerstone of your estate plan -- the document from which all other estate planning tools flow. Once you have taken the time and effort to create your Will, don't make the m......[Read More]
Now Is The Time To Apply For Uk Working Visas

Now Is The Time To Apply For Uk Working Visas

Over the past few years, the United Kingdom's British High Commission has revamped its visa system, allowing more people from Commonwealth countries to come into the UK to live, work, and to travel. These UK working visas allow people of all ages to travel to the UK and enjoy a new lifestyle, s......[Read More]
Simple Way to Write a Will

Simple Way to Write a Will

Having a will to instruct your loved ones on what to do about your affairs after your death is very important. The stress of what to do with your belongings, property, pets, and children is not something that you want to pass on to your heirs. People with many assets and complicated issues regarding......[Read More]
Review Your Estate Plan to Avoid a Disaster

Review Your Estate Plan to Avoid a Disaster

Once you have your estate plan up and running, your estate planning shouldn't stop there. Day in and day out things will happen that will affect your estate plan. Here's what and what to do about it.......[Read More]
How to Access a DD 214 Online

How to Access a DD 214 Online

In the past, the only way to obtain a record of previous military service was through the mail. You had to submit a written request and wait for a response.Today, you may still go that route to get the information, but thanks to the Internet it is less less time consuming these days. The form you ne......[Read More]
How to Find a Warren Correctional Institute Inmate

How to Find a Warren Correctional Institute Inmate

Prison systems have never been more crowded, but because many inmates are housed in institutions located near family and friends, staying in touch with a male or female inmate has become easier. But suppose you need to contact a prisoner and the only information you have is that they're incarcerated......[Read More]
How to Create Group Contacts on a Droid

How to Create Group Contacts on a Droid

Your Motorola Droid's Contacts application allows you to sort your contacts into groups, so you can quickly view multiple related contacts. However, the application is not all that great at actually creating the contact groups themselves. Since your Droid's contact list is an extension of your Gmail......[Read More]
Who You Should Name As An Alternative Personal Representative or Executor In Your Will

Who You Should Name As An Alternative Personal Representative or Executor In Your Will

One of the most difficult choices that has to be made when you make your last will and testament is who will be the personal representative or executor. The personal representative is the person that is in charge of your estate when you die. This person that you choose will make have to make all all......[Read More]
Legal Effects of a Quitclaim Deed

Legal Effects of a Quitclaim Deed

Quitclaim deeds are often used for simple transfers, as opposed to the general sale or purchase of real estate. The legal document contains no warranties, so the purchaser (grantee) cannot sue the owner (grantor) if title to the property is flawed.......[Read More]
How to Create a Plot While in a Loop in MATLAB

How to Create a Plot While in a Loop in MATLAB

MATLAB, a technical analysis package by Mathworks, allows the creation of presentation-quality graphics. In the course of your work, it may be necessary for you to create a large number of graphs programmatically for offline analysis. MATLAB contains functions for saving the contents of a graph figu......[Read More]
How to File for a Property Deed

How to File for a Property Deed

Deeds are signed and recorded documents that prove a legal right to a piece of property. The deed describes the property through a legal description of section, township and range. It identifies the grantor or seller and grantee or buyer. It is signed by witnesses and notarized. The deed is then rec......[Read More]
Why Every Parent Needs a Will

Why Every Parent Needs a Will

We cannot foresee what events might occur during our lives, the best we can do is prepare for the unexpected. Having a Will is possible one of the most important factors to ensuring that your family is safe.......[Read More]
Commercial Property for Sale in Mexico

Commercial Property for Sale in Mexico

If ever there was a great place to run a B&B, it is in a charming colonial town in Guanajuato, Central Mexico. Villas are perhaps preferred at the beach, but the home quality of a bed and breakfast has real appeal for the weekend or short term traveller. In particular, Mineral de Pozos high in the S......[Read More]
HOA Breach of Fiduciary Responsibilities

HOA Breach of Fiduciary Responsibilities

Homeowner associations (HOAs) are made up of residents of a condominium, town home or house community. Some of these members volunteer to serve as members of the association's board of directors. These board members have a fiduciary responsibility to the rest of the homeowners in the community to up......[Read More]
Do the Other Owners Have to Pay a Deceased Tenant in Common's Final Bills?

Do the Other Owners Have to Pay a Deceased Tenant in Common's Final Bills?

When one of the owners of property titled as tenants in common dies, the surviving owners will not be personally liable to pay off the deceased owner's final bills. But the surviving owners may be forced to sell certain property that's owned as tenants in common. Find out why.......[Read More]
Can a Trustee of a Trust Resign After the Death of the Grantor?

Can a Trustee of a Trust Resign After the Death of the Grantor?

Trustees usually remain in their role for the life of the trust. However, there are times a trustee may need to resign from the administration of the trust. During the life of the grantor, the grantor would select the replacement trustee. However after the death of the grantor, there is a different......[Read More]