Articles Tagged with estate planning

Two New Sites Simplify Life after Death


Savvy estate-planning lawyers help their clients prepare for every contingency that may arise after they leave this life. This week brought announcements of two new Web sites, each aimed at simplifying the process of settling a decedent’s affairs, even when no estate planning was done.

The first, eDivvyup, is an online auction site specifically…

New Site Calculates Impact of Intestacy


When someone dies without a will, the impact on his or her estate depends on the state in which the decedent resided. A handy new intestacy calculator — the central feature of a Web site called — helps determine the outcome of intestacy on a state-by-state basis.

The calculator is the work…