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Posted on July 15th, 2019 by Dana

My loved one died, now what?

So much to do all of a sudden, where should I start?  It can be a difficult, overwhelming time.  Unfortunately, there are some key financial issues that need to be taken care of along with making funeral plans.

Posted on May 11th, 2019 by Dana

Probate doesn’t have to be difficult, (misconceptions of the probate process!)

If someone dies without a Will the state will get all the assets, not true!  Although it is good to write a Will, but many people die without a Will, it is called intestate.  The heirs, the next of kin, would be able to probate and/or assume your assets.  The state generally doesn’t get the money, as long as there is someone in line, they will inherit.  Although rules vary from state to state, generally this is the case. 

Posted on April 30th, 2019 by Dana

5 steps in processing an Estate that might be a surprise!

Here are 5 things you might not have known about processing through an Estate.  At Cope Mosaic we are here to help you in any way we can, making the process easier.  However, there are steps that need to be completed, communications that need to be done, and paperwork to process.  We can help you do this and more! We are here to travel down that unknown path with you.

We have picked 5 things that you might not have known that needs processed:

Posted on April 17th, 2019 by Dana

Can you use online forms to make a Will, Power of Attorney, or a Living Will ?

Answer is YES!  We are not partnered with any of these online companies.  However, we have had experiences in helping probate Wills successfully that were made by an online company.   In fact, we have been involved in the probate of Wills that are written by legal professionals and online companies and we have seen fewer problems with the ones people create themselves online!

Posted on March 30th, 2019 by Dana

When is a good time?

When is a good time?  A good time to start preparing for end of life affairs?  When is a good time to have a conversation to tell your family about your wishes?  When is a good time to write that Will and pick an executor?

Posted on February 24th, 2019 by Dana

Does Pre-Planning make the Estate process easier?

Absolutely!  You want to leave your family a legacy, not a mess. 

Posted on February 1st, 2019 by Dana

Can you really process an Estate without legal help?

If your Estate doesn’t contain unusual assets and isn’t too large, you may be able to do it yourself, saving you and your family time and money!

Posted on December 2nd, 2018 by Dana

Estates: It's Not as Difficult as You Think

Did you know if you are named as the executor, you are personally liable to get this job done right?  

Posted on December 2nd, 2018 by Dana

Why should we care about Estates?

Courts, paperwork, deadlines sounds like something a person should avoid right?  Probating an Estate can be costly, slow and sometimes take up to 9 months to be completed.

Posted on November 29th, 2018 by Dana

9 signs you need help with the Estate Process

Time is money.  You just lost a close friend or family member, what do you do next?