How Do I Object to Probate?

Fri Jan 29, 2021 | Probate |

After grieving the death of a friend or loved one, it seems cruel that you then have to deal with something as mundane as the distribution of their assets. Fortunately or unfortunately, life goes on, and the decedent’s will is admitted to probate. And yet, it can be overwhelming when […]

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Is Probate Really That Bad?

Fri Jan 15, 2021 | Probate |

When discussing your estate planning options, it often sounds like probate is something to be avoided at all costs. While there are many advantages to avoiding probate for some, the probate process isn’t as bad as its reputation suggests. The probate process can be a relatively straightforward and painless process […]

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Who Should I Name as Trustee of My Living Trust?

Thu Dec 31, 2020 | Trusts |

Living trusts are increasingly popular estate planning tools. When you create a trust, you are creating a fiduciary relationship where a trustee holds specific assets for the benefit of the beneficiaries of your trust. Serving as a trustee is a significant responsibility and is therefore an important decision when creating […]

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Who Can Challenge a Will?

Thu Dec 17, 2020 | Will Challenges |

When drafting a will, most people will focus on what assets will pass to their heirs. Unfortunately, they often fail to consider the challenges that may be raised or who may raise them. There are multiple parties that can challenge a will, some of which are more obvious than others. […]

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