Avoid Chaos With An Operating Agreement

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When a business owner decides to file their Limited Liability Company (LLC) on their own, creating a thorough Operating Agreement is the step that is most often overlooked. Often, many commonly omitted details can be avoided when you go through the process of forming your LLC with a professional.   The LLC Operating Agreement is …

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Finding Certainty in Uncertain Times

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One thing is for certain. Life is full of uncertainty. Natural disasters, disruption in the economy, and illnesses can lead to loss of property, jobs, health and, yes, even death. While we cannot control the next catastrophe, what we can we do is prepare to be in a better position to care for our families, …

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You Have the Right to Refuse an Inheritance

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Did you know that just because you are awarded an inheritance, you don’t have to accept it? When you receive a gift from someone’s estate, you can refuse to accept the gift for any reason. This is called “disclaiming” the gift. When you disclaim a gift, you have no right to decide who gets it. …

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How a Beneficiary Deed Works

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Assets can be placed directly into a living trust to avoid probate, but also in some situations you may choose to instead transfer the property by beneficiary deed. A beneficiary deed lists who the owner wants to inherit the property after his/her death. The new deed must be signed and recorded with the office of …

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