A lot of people worry that a large chunk of what they've earned and saved over the years will end up going to the state when they die through taxes.
A lot of people have joint bank accounts because they want their spouse, parents or favorite niece to have access to the funds in case an emergency happens.
Every state has different rules regarding the rights of grandparents to maintain an active relationship with their grandchildren despite the wishes of the children's parents.
Co-signing a loan for a relative or friend is always something that you should think about carefully -- after all, you could be stuck with the payments if that relative or friend fails to pay. However, even if you entirely trust this person to make the payments, you need to beware of another possibility: He or she could die.
Dividing up your marital assets during a divorce is never fun, but it can get downright ugly if you suddenly find out that you can't keep something that was clearly intended to be yours by a deceased relative.
Are you worried about your will being challenged after you are gone?
Nebraska doesn't have an estate tax. However, that doesn't mean that the state is a cheap place to die.
First comes love, then comes renting a place together...marriage may or may not follow somewhere on that list.
The Appeals Court in Nebraska recently dealt with a type of family feud that's common in the state -- a dispute between the second-generation owners of a family farm.
Sometimes parents are faced with a tough choice -- they don't want to cut off their children's contact with their non-custodial father or mother. However, they also don't think that the parent should be left alone with the kids.