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The Complete Book of Wills, Estates & Trusts

The Complete Book of Wills, Estates & Trusts

Advice that Can Save You Thousands of Dollars in Legal Fees and Taxes

Alexander A. Bove, Jr., Esq.

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The best legal guide to wills and estates—with more than 80,000 copies sold—now updated to cover the current asset protection options and estate laws

Whether grappling with modest or extensive assets, The Complete Book of Wills, Estates, and Trusts has long been the indispensable guide for protecting an estate for loved ones. In this completely revised third edition, updated to cover the latest changes in estate law, attorney Alexander A. Bove, Jr., clearly explains
• how to use a will to avoid probate and legal complications
• how trusts work and how to use trusts to save taxes
• how to contest a will and how to avoid a contest
• how to settle an estate or make a claim against one
• how to establish a durable power of attorney
• how to protect assets from creditors
In his straightforward and humorous style, Bove shares easy-to-understand legal definitions, savvy advice on taxes, and pragmatic and simple sample forms, all illustrated with entertaining examples and actual cases. The Complete Book of Wills, Estates, and Trusts is the best guide available for defending your financial legacy


Praise for The Complete Book of Wills, Estates & Trusts

“If only my own will were written in language as clear and sprightly as Alex Bove's . . . I could go to my grave at peace with myself and my readers.” —Robert J. Klein, former senior editor, Money

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About the author

Alexander A. Bove, Jr., Esq.

Alexander A. Bove, Jr., is a prominent attorney with nearly thirty years of expertise in estate law. A former legal and financial columnist for The Boston Globe, he is also an adjunct professor of law at Boston University Law School. He lives in Boston, Massachusetts.

Alexander A. Bove Jr. Esq.

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