One of the most important decisions you will make when creating your Last Will and Testament is deciding who to appoint as the Executor of your estate. All too often people simply fill in the name of … [Read more...] about The Role of the Executor During Probate
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What is the function of the probate court? We discuss the probate process and court functions in the article below. If you use a simple last Will to state your final wishes with regard to the … [Read more...] about What Is the Function of the Probate Court?
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Intestacy is the condition of passing away without any estate planning documents at all. The vast majority of American adults do not have estate plans in place, so intestacy is not uncommon in the big … [Read more...] about The Prince Intestate Estate Case Has Been Closed
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In this post, we are going to explain why you do in fact need a will if you have a living trust. But first, we will provide an overview of these trusts so you understand the advantages they … [Read more...] about Do You Need a Will With Your Living Trust?
Before we look at the Uniform Probate Code, we will provide a general overview of the purpose of probate so you understand the context. Estate Administration Let’s say that you loan a friend … [Read more...] about What Is the Uniform Probate Code?
If you are just starting to look into the subject of estate planning because you feel as though it is time to take action, probate is the first place you should start. In this post, we will look at … [Read more...] about Six Things You Need to Know About Probate