Property is anything that is owned by a person or company. It can be bought, sold, traded, stolen, or destroyed. It can be owned by a single person, or jointly between two or more people. Tangible items such as a car, books, clothes, DVDs, or even pets are considered personal property. Real estate or real property is the specific term … Read the rest
The Hermit and the Deed (No Good Deed Goes Unpunished)
Perley E. Swett was a well-known hermit who lived in Stoddard, NH. He passed away in 1973.
During his life, various people appear to have helped him out, one being a gentleman named Quentin H. White. Beginning in 1968, Mr. White visited Mr. Swett regularly, delivered groceries, handled bank transactions, and took Mr. Swett to visit his sister.
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Estate Planning Lessens the Burden on Your Family
Assets are not just about houses and large bank accounts. Cars, clothing, books, and other personal property are all assets that become part of an estate when someone dies. Surviving family members cannot just immediately clean out and sell a house. It is impossible to predict when something will happen to us or a loved one and that is why … Read the rest