Leaving a Ranching Legacy

By: Katherine Hicks

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Ranch life comes with its own particular challenges and rewards. Therefore, ranch families have even more need for professional advice than other families when it comes to finding the most effective means of passing on...

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Is Your Ex-Spouse Really Out of Your Life?

By: Katherine Hicks

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Divorce is bad enough, but did you know that your children and new spouse can suffer financial devastation if you do not remember to change your estate planning documents after a divorce?

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Choose Your Estate Planning Practitioner Wisely

By: Katherine Hicks

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Who should you entrust with planning your estate? Unfortunately, the estate planning industry can be a mixed bag. Along with licensed, qualified attorneys there are unqualified, or even unlicensed, individuals producing cookie-cutter estate plans that...

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Short and Sweet is Not Always Better

By: Katherine Hicks

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When you compare a do-it-yourself living trust with one that was prepared by a qualified estate planning attorney, one of the first things you’re likely to notice is that the attorney-prepared trust is long. And...

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Practical Strategies for Protecting Your Privacy

By: Katherine Hicks

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We’re all exposed to invasions of our privacy, large and small, during our lifetimes and even after death. These practical strategies make it easier to shield your family’s personal affairs from prying eyes.

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Leaving a Lasting Legacy

By: Katherine Hicks

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When you really think about it, your true wealth is much more than just your accumulated assets or material possessions. With the right plan, you can protect and preserve your true wealth and create a...

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