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Estate Planning – The Essentials

You’re a guardian of your country and your family. In order to safeguard your family’s financial future, consider taking steps that help you gain control of your property and other assets and provide for your family for the long term. Military OneSource provides resources, services and information on many legal matters and offers advice to help secure your family’s future.

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Life Happens: Legal Assistance and Paperwork for Service Members and Families

You know the drill: paperwork comes with the military. It also comes into play for legal protections — in your professional and personal life.

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Writing a Last Will and Testament

Although writing a last will and testament is not required, it is recommended that service members and their families have wills, even if you do not have kids or valuable property. A valid will is a legally binding document that ensures your wishes are carried out after your death.

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Service Member Privacy Versus Public Access to Information

As service members, you have the right to keep your personally identifiable information private. Meanwhile, the public has the right to access federal agency records.

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What to Expect When Meeting With Your Lawyer

Knowing what to expect when you meet with an attorney can make your meeting more productive and efficient. Get the most out of your time together by following these tips before and during your meeting.


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