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Description of a Method for Finding the pH of a Solution in the Laboratory

Description of a Method for Finding the pH of a Solution in the Laboratory

The pH value is a measure of the acidity of an aqueous solution. Acids have a pH value below 7.0, while bases have a pH above 7.0; compounds with a pH of 7.0, such as water, are described as neutral. The pH can be determined in the laboratory either using an indicator or electrically, using a pH met
Seven Essential Estate Planning Tools Anyone Can Use - Some Easier Than Others

Seven Essential Estate Planning Tools Anyone Can Use - Some Easier Than Others

Estate planning should not scare people from taking action. But many times it does. While it can be intimidating if you let it, it doesn't have to be. All you need to do is take the time to sit down, review your present situation, discuss your alternatives and then check them off the list. One
How Can My Last Will And Testament Be Protected Once It Is Created?

How Can My Last Will And Testament Be Protected Once It Is Created?

So you have made a very smart decision in having an attorney create your Last Will and Testament. Now you are wondering what the next steps are and what you can actually do to protect your legal document for future use.
How to Create a Flexi Prim Tail

How to Create a Flexi Prim Tail

Residents of Second Life familiar with making virtual objects can transform their avatar to a creature with a moving, waving tail by creating a flexi prim object. Prim is short for primitive and refers to three-dimensional polygonal shapes used by players. Currently there are only three types of fle
Does Idaho Collect an Estate Tax?

Does Idaho Collect an Estate Tax?

Idaho, like all other states, did collect a state estate tax prior to January 1, 2005. Learn why things changed on this date and if it is possible for the Idaho estate tax to come back.
Why You Should Be Saving Money For Retirement at Any Age

Why You Should Be Saving Money For Retirement at Any Age

As people get older, they tend to start thinking about saving for retirement. Though many people wait till later in their life to start saving, it can be a good idea to get jump start on the process. There are plenty of reasons why you should be saving money for retirement at any age.
What Documentation Proves That a Property Is Owned Free & Clear?

What Documentation Proves That a Property Is Owned Free & Clear?

A title search is performed by the title company. The search determines if the current owner owns the property free and clear and whether there are any liens and encumbrances that must be satisfied prior to transfer of property ownership.
The High Cost of Death: What You'll Pay to Settle a Trust

The High Cost of Death: What You'll Pay to Settle a Trust

A common misconception about Revocable Living Trusts is that there's little or no cost involved in settling the trust after the Trustmaker dies. This is absolutely not true. While the overall cost of settling a Revocable Living Trust should be less than settling an estate through the probate co
A Living Trust Will Save You Precious Time and Money

A Living Trust Will Save You Precious Time and Money

A living trust will save you precious time and money by avoiding a probate on both spouses' death. This can mean thousands of dollars and more than 12 months saved.
How Can You Keep Your Estate Plan Private?

How Can You Keep Your Estate Plan Private?

Who you want to inherit your estate and who you want to put in charge of settling your final affairs should be private, personal matters, not something for the whole world to know. Learn how to keep your estate plan private and away from the public's prying eyes.
Incapacitation Planning for GLBT Persons

Incapacitation Planning for GLBT Persons

Planning for when you may become incapacitated is critical for everyone, but especially so for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered persons, as GLBT couples do not always have the same rights as heterosexual married couples under the law. It is very important for GLBT people to think through wh
Probate is a Costly Court-Supervised Process

Probate is a Costly Court-Supervised Process

If you don't have an estate plan or have failed to completely fund your Revocable Living Trust, then your loves ones will be faced with probating some or all of your assets. The overall cost of probate will vary depending on the type and value of the property that's being probated.
How to Find Berry Blender in "Sapphire"

How to Find Berry Blender in "Sapphire"

In "Pokemon Sapphire," Berry Blenders let you create PokeBlocks, tasty treats that Pokemon love to eat. Berry Blenders work by combining one of your berries with a berry from another Pokemon trainer. You find Berry Blenders inside Contest Halls in several towns, such as Fallarbor Town and Lilycove C
How to Write a CLOB

How to Write a CLOB

Character Large OBject, or CLOB, is a type of data that stores large amounts of text in the Oracle database. There are two types of CLOBs, internal and external. Internal CLOBs store information in the database, and external CLOBs store data outside of the database. External CLOBs come with a pointe
Legal Duties of the Named Executor of the Will

Legal Duties of the Named Executor of the Will

An executor is an individual appointed by the decedent, called the will's testator, who is responsible for carrying out the decedent's wishes as described in the will. As the executor, you have certain legal duties not only to the decedent, but also to his estate, heirs and the court. If...
How to Read Legal Dockets

How to Read Legal Dockets

A legal docket is also known as a court calendar. When a case is filed in Court, that case is assigned case number, and deadline dates, such as a trial date. The deadline dates depend on the type of case that has been filed. The docket or court calendar will provide you with an abundance of informat
How to Leave a Will Appointing an Executor

How to Leave a Will Appointing an Executor

A will is the first step toward protecting your assets and making sure they are distributed based on your wishes when you die. Leaving a will is not only for the wealthy. No matter how much or little you have, you still want your possessions to go to your loved ones as you see fit. The executor of t
How to Take the Title to a Property

How to Take the Title to a Property

Written documents are used to transfer title to property. The title to property is the name of the entity that owns the property for legal purposes. Certain property requires that a legal owner be named and that the name and address of the owner is filed as a public record for all to inspect and to
Surviving Spouse Rights If Not on Mortgage

Surviving Spouse Rights If Not on Mortgage

The last thing a surviving spouse should have to worry about is where to live after the other spouse passes away. However, if you are not on the mortgage, issues may arise and you might find yourself questioning your rights. While each state's laws may differ to a degree, there are some general rule