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estate,

n one's interest in land or other property.
estate planning,
n a detailed, written-out plan (usually arrived at with the advice of estate counselors) in which all the financial affairs of the dental professional are clearly stated and provisions are made for alterations when changing conditions warrant it.
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While both the horror stories and benefits of revocable trusts may be exaggerated, attorneys in many states recommend revocable trusts as part of standard estate planning for their clients.
Anyone contemplating divorce should consult an estate planning attorney.
An annual single-user subscription to both modules costs $2299 while a subscription to the Estate Planning & Drafting module alone costs $1800 or to Trust and Estate Administration alone for $800.
A lot of people are intimidated by estate planning because they think it's only for older people or rich people,'' Lewis said.
This more deliberative approach to estate planning is known as "Values Centered Estate Planning.
Symposium attendees will be able to chose from two tracks: Financial Planning, as well as Succession and Estate Planning.
But that can get tricky, says Robin Klomparens, chair of the estate planning group for Weintraub, Genshlea & Sproul.
Whether starting or expanding an existing estate planning practice, the Estate Planning System--a flexible, pay-as-you-go, build-as-you-grow practice library--contains all the estate planning information that practitioners need, according to publisher Research Institute of America (RIA).
In other words, estate planning is a process of weighing numerous alternatives and making decisions that you hope will improve and secure your child's life now and in the future.
Transferring life insurance policies to an irrevocable trust is a very popular estate planning technique.

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