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Evan Kyle Guthrie

Charleston Estate Planning Attorney.

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  1. Estate Planning: Lessons Learned From Larry Hagman

    Written by attorney Evan Guthrie, over 2 years ago.

    Larry Hagman died in November of 2012 after complications with throat cancer. Hagman was best known as an actor that portrayed oil baron J.R. Ewing on the drama "Dallas" from 1978 to 1991 and also starred in the sitcom I Dream of Jeannie". There is several estate planning lesson...

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  2. Estate Planning: Lessons Learned From Hector "Macho" Camacho

    Written by attorney Evan Guthrie, over 2 years ago.

    Hector "Macho" Camacho was shot outside of a bar in Puerto Rico in November of 2012 and was pronounced brain dead by doctors. "Macho" Camacho is best known as a professional boxer that won four World Championship titles during his career and winning fights against Roberto Durn, ...

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  3. Divorce and Family Law: Danica Patrick

    Written by attorney Evan Guthrie, over 2 years ago.

    Danica Patrick announced that she was divorcing from her husband in November of 2012. Danica Patrick is best known as NASCAR and IndyCar racing driver, model and for her commercials for companies such as GoDaddy. Patrick separated from her husband after seven years of marriage. ...

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  4. Estate Planning: Lessons Learned From Mike Ditka

    Written by attorney Evan Guthrie, over 2 years ago.

    Mike Ditka had a stroke in November, 2012. Mike Ditka is best known for being the head coach of the 1985 Chicago Bears that won the Super Bowl, and also as the first tight end to be inducted to the Pro Football Hall Of Fame as a player, as well as movie and television appearance...

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  5. Estate Planning: Where To Keep Your Documents When They Are Completed

    Written by attorney Evan Guthrie, over 2 years ago.

    As important as it is to make your estate planning documents such as a will or living trust and pour over will, durable powers of attorney, and healthcare powers of attorney is where to keep those documents. Finding a safe secure place to keep your estate planning documents is v...

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  6. Estate Planning: Should You Name Two Or More As Your Executor Or Personal Representative In Your Wil

    Written by attorney Evan Guthrie, over 2 years ago.

    When you make your will an important part of the will and an important decision you will have to make is who you want to be your personal representative or executor. Personal representative and executor can be used interchangeably and the title will differ based on what state yo...

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  7. Updating Your Estate Plan: Is It Better To Change Your Will Or Make A Brand New Will?

    Written by attorney Evan Guthrie, over 2 years ago.

    There may come a time when circumstances in your life have changed and you need to update your will. These circumstances can include a new marriage, a new child, a divorce, or having a new financial status such as winning the lottery and becoming a millionaire. Updating a will c...

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  8. Estate Planning: Your Children Will Fight Over Your Assets

    Written by attorney Evan Guthrie, over 2 years ago.

    Just because you love your children and get along with them does not mean you can assume that they will love each other or get along with each other in the same way. The reality is that when there is money on the table family history and love can easily be thrown away. The rela...

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  9. Estate Planning: Lessons Learned From Teri Shields

    Written by attorney Evan Guthrie, over 2 years ago.

    Teri Shields, best known as being the manager for her daughter Brooke Shields during the beginning stages of her career, died in November of 2012. The elder Shields was one of the first well known "Momagers" or Mom Managers for the careers of their children and a predecessor for...

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  10. Estate Planning With The Unlimited Marital Exclusion And Federal Estate Taxes

    Written by attorney Evan Guthrie, over 2 years ago.

    If you have sizable assets it is an advantage to be married. If a couple is married they can pass an unlimited amount of money to each other after they die without having to pay a federal estate tax. Bill Gates, Donald Trump, or Warren Buffett could pass all of their billions to...

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