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What is Hawaii’s “Reciprocal Beneficiary” Relationship, and Does It Make Sense for You?

BY Kaycee Cuaira

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Hawaii has a unique, legally-recognized relationship that is similar to a civil union and can impact estate planning. It’s called the “reciprocal beneficiary” relationship. Hawaii’s …


The Guide to Estate Planning for Divorcees

BY Kaycee Cuaira

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If you are going through a divorce or are recently divorced, you might feel a little done with legal issues, but think twice before you …


The Guide to Money in a Second Marriage

BY Emily Omier

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It’s complicated enough to combine finances when you’re young, have few assets and no children—and you’re preparing to spend your entire adult life with a …


How to Prepare Your Financial Paperwork For Divorce

BY Brynne Conroy

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Divorce is traumatic. Your entire life—both the present and the future—are changing dramatically as you separate from the person you thought would be your partner …


In the New Year, Secure Your Family's Future

BY Kaycee Cuaira

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It’s that time of year again—the end of the year and all of the festivities, celebrations and holidays that this time entails. Amidst the holiday …


This Thanksgiving, Create a Conversation About Estate Planning

BY Erik Neilson

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Thanksgiving is one of the best opportunities of the year to share quality time with loved ones. Whether it’s sitting around the dinner table or …


A Step-by-Step Guide to Disinheriting a Child

BY Kaycee Cuaira

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There is no shortage of parents who, as they think about estate planning, consider disinheriting a child. If you have teenagers, maybe you have considered …