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What To Do When a Parent Dies

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Most people don’t know what to do when a parent dies. Frankly, it’s not something you prepare for. While it’s impossible to emotionally prepare, you can ease your stress by learning a little about estate administration. Here is what to do when a parent dies, in order of urgency: The average price of a funeral is about $9,000, a major …

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Estate Planning During Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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A recent Forbes.com article provides helpful advice on estate planning during Coronavirus (COVID-19). The Coronavirus has forced us all to face our fears in some way. You might feel a need to get your affairs in order when thinking about getting sick, losing a job or having to spend time alone.  Thus, estate planning during Coronavirus (COVID-19) is crucial. It’s …

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Another NYPD Brutality Case, Another Multi-Million Dollar Settlement

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New cases of NYPD brutality appear every month. Indeed, one recent New York Daily News article reported a $5.5 million settlement of a case against the NYPD. In that case, Detective James Connolly killed Manhattan resident John Collado in 2011. Notably, the settlement takes place at a time when the NYPD has struggled to explain five fatal shootings in a …