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Estate Planning: Choosing Per Stirpes or Per Capita Distributions

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” Per Stirpes” literally suggests “by roots or stocks; by representation” and is used interchangeably with “right of representation” by estate preparation lawyers when referring to a specific technique for dispersing possessions of a decedent. Another common technique for distributing properties is referred to as “per capita”. Utilizing ther approach, each member of the very…

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