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How Do I Know If I Should Contest a Will?

How Do I Know If I Should Contest a Will? Most wills go through probate without any problems. They carry out very specific tasks related to your estate. But every once in a while, issues can halt the proceedings. If the decedent was not legally of age or of sound mind when drafting their will, there may be cause to contest the document. Probate courts …

Top Five Estate Planning Tips for Unmarried Couples

Top Five Estate Planning Tips for Unmarried Couples Marriage makes life easier in many ways. If one partner in a marriage becomes incapacitated, then the other spouse can make important healthcare and financial decisions for that person. If one spouse passes away, then any community property passes to the remaining spouse. Unmarried couples often do not have many of these rights. As a result, …

What Is the Process of an Informal Probate?

What Is the Process of an Informal Probate? The process of probate involves the compensation of any final expenses and the transferring of property and estate assets to beneficiaries after a person dies. Probate is a legal process, but it doesn’t mean that a probate judge has to be there along every step of the probate process, nor does it mean that you …