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What Are the House Ownership Options When Parents and Adult Children Live Together?

Increasingly, several generations of American families are living together.

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Are Children Responsible for Their Parents' Debts?

If a parent dies without paying off her debts, are her children responsible to her creditors? 

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Mom Watches As Son Sues Siblings Over Her Estate

A son is suing his siblings over changes their mother made to her will.

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What Is a Trust Protector and When Might You Need One?

Trust protectors -- long popular in offshore trusts set up by high rollers -- are now gaining popularity in trusts established her...

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What Happens to Your Debts When You Die?

When you die, your debts do not expire with you.

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Company Offers Gravesite Upkeep Services Nationwide

Seniors who plan to opt for burial when they die are sometimes concerned that no one will care for their gravesite ...

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$500,000 Found in House Walls Belongs to Estate, Not Homeowners

You buy a dilapidated house and in the course of renovations you find a huge amount of money hidden in the walls ... 

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Elderly Couple May Be on the Hook for Adult Son's Medical Bills

An elderly Pennsylvania husband and wife are being asked to pay their deceased adult son's medical bills under a law making family members responsible for a loved ones' unpaid bills. 

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