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Giving a gift to family members through estate planning

There are many families in the Kent area who enjoy giving gifts to family members each year. The gift of money is a smart way to ensure loved ones receive a gift while reducing a person's estate and gift taxes. There are many reasons why giving loved ones money while you are still alive is a good idea.

How can opioid addiction affect estate planning?

There are some families in the Kent area and across Washington who know a person who is addicted to drugs or alcohol in their family. The opioid crisis in the United States has reached an all-time high and many families are faced with this crisis. Estate planning around this situation can be tricky.

Millennials need estate planning as well

Many Kent area residents have taken the time to create an estate plan. However, not all ages believe that estate planning is for them. Millennials are one group who may think that estate planning is not something they need to worry about right now. But, the truth is that everyone needs an estate plan, regardless of age.

Some estate planning mistakes and the best ways to avoid them

Many residents in the Kent area have taken the time to create an estate plan for their family. They understand the importance of having this done to make sure their wishes are followed and their family is not left with a tremendous burden. Creating an estate plan is important, but mistakes can be made.

The holiday season is a great time to discuss estate planning

Now that the holiday season is upon us, many families will have the opportunity to spend time together. Most people will say that spending time with loved ones is one of the best parts of the holiday season. While families gather this holiday season in the Kent area, estate planning may be a good topic of discussion.

Divorced women and estate planning

Unfortunately, many marriages in the Kent area do not last forever. When a person gets divorced, it can affect many aspects of their life, including their estate planning. For those who have gone through the divorce transition, it is important to evaluate an estate plan and make sure it is updated for the new period of a person's life.

Estate planning for millennials

Kent area residents should understand that estate planning is not just for the older generation. Although many people assume that those who have a great amount of assets or are approaching the end of their lives should have an estate plan, estate planning is actually for everyone, millennials included.

Bequests and estate planning

Many Kent area residents support their favorite charities. Charitable giving is an important concern for many people, and the ability to incorporate this into an estate plan is something that many people are interested in. Bequests in a will are a popular form of supporting a charity after death.

Failing to have an estate plan can lead to family turmoil

Although many Kent area residents understand the importance of having an estate plan, nearly 60% of Americans have not taken the time to create one. Many people think they don't have enough assets to worry about creating a plan, but there are many reasons why having an estate plan is important.

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