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Preparing a Will

  • Sep 21, 2015
  • General
  • Probate Law
  • Trust Law

A will or last will and testament, as it is sometimes called, represents the foundation of the estate planning process. Suffice to say, most people are familiar with the basics...

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Codicil to a Will

  • Sep 7, 2015
  • General
  • Probate Law
  • Trust Law

Like a will, a codicil to a will is a testamentary instrument, included after the initial will is executed. Essentially, writing a codicil to a will alters or expands the...

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How To Make A Will

  • Jun 22, 2015
  • General
  • Probate Law
  • Trust Law

Understanding how to prepare a will serves as the foundation of the estate planning process. Understanding the basic principles as to the legal impact of a will and the proper...

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Challenging A Will

  • Jun 15, 2015
  • General
  • Probate Law
  • Trust Law

A number of problems can arise from the instructions regarding how to dispose of a decedent’s assets under a will. One of the most common issues involves someone challenging a...

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Avoiding Probate

  • Jun 8, 2015
  • General
  • Probate Law

Probate is the process whereby the court supervises the transferring of a decedent's property to his or her beneficiaries or heirs. The probate process begins when an attorney or other...

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