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February 20, 2019 Office News

One item that is important enough to note that we want it posted on the office Facebook and whatever personal Facebook would post it, is the matter of fees. First, court costs are what they are. It would be the same if you did it yourself. One thing we preach constantly is IF REAL ESTATE

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February 19, 2019 Office News

The office anticipates a new feature, “Something Legal”, where our staff can post entries regarding legal issues raised, researched and addressed within various cases. Shows that we try to stay on top of things and lets the reader gain an insight into the different systems we have to reach into to solve probate problems (e.g.

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February 15, 2019 Office News

Have you started planning your estate? In my large circle of friends and family I found out that only 2 out of 20 actually have a will. Most haven’t even considered a will…..what? why not? Well, the most common answer is, “I don’t think I need one now“, or “Mom and Dad didn’t do one

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February 13, 2019 Office News

When you read this, you should ask yourself, “Do I have a will?” “Did I do the right thing and plan far enough ahead to avoid any confusion or undue drama when I pass away?” Did you know that if you have no relatives (not married, no kids, no siblings, etc) and pass away without

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February 4, 2019 Office News

I recently attended my brother’s funeral and it was an opportunity to see relatives I haven’t seen in years. I am from a family of nine and each of my cousin’s families have 4 or more kids so, needless to say, the church was crowded. The event was a sad one, unexpected death does that

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January 30, 2019 Office News

You can’t underestimate how the death of a parent brings latent hostilities within siblings. Could go on for days with stories of how siblings you thought were all for one, one for all, let’s just do this right are quarreling over minor details, asking for extras, wanting to submit claims, angrily they should get this

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January 28, 2019 Office Blog

My brother died unexpectedly last week, he would have been 69 years old today. I remember having a conversation with my sister-in-law last year in which we discussed their need for a will, power of attorney and health care proxy. Because she lives out of state, Alex helped by referring her to a probate attorney

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January 15, 2019 Office News

Practicing law in general and probate law in particular, is an art, not a science. There are set rules, codes, etc. to follow; but often there are circumstances which dictate you go one way rather than another. E.g. you use a formal probate if you anticipate an objection to the probate of an estate. The

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January 9, 2019 Office News

The year is still young……PLEASE think (more importantly DO something) about planning ahead.The outreach message we’re hoping Kathy and others can continue to sow amongst any and all fifty (50) or older penetrates more deeply the more we run across cases where people haven’t planned, waited long after a parent’s death to act, or some

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January 4, 2019 Office News

In an effort to network our doing probate administration, wills and trusts and estate planning, we have connected to a number of attorneys with other specialties (personal injury, bankruptcy, worker’s comp, etc.), providing them cases in exchange for their referring their probate matters. CALL US if you need legal help. We can help you choose

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