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Tips on Planning Your Estate

If you have worked hard over the years and amassed a sizeable estate, you will want to make sure you have a definite plan for passing it on to your heirs. If you don’t have a will, your estate will run the real risk of going through costly and time-consuming litigation, and whatever does end […]

Elements of Probate Law

Probate law might seem to be simple when you look at it superficially but as is the case with all branches of law there is a lot more to it when you dig deeper into its principles. This is the reason why there are lawyers who specialize only in this particular branch of law. In […]

Elements of Probate Law

Probate law might seem to be simple when you look at it superficially but as is the case with all branches of law there is a lot more to it when you dig deeper into its principles. This is the reason why there are lawyers who specialize only in this particular branch of law. In […]

Probate, death and taxes

Have you ever heard that saying, “The only sure things in life are death and taxes”?  You know it’s true.  If there is a way to get taxes out of someone, the government will be right there.  And probate is no different than any other tax situation.  Even after someone dies, the IRS will want […]

What is Probate Law?

Probate law is a term probably everyone has heard of. We’ve all heard of probate judges. Do you have any idea what probate law includes? You might have a few guesses, but read further to fully understand what probate law is. First, let’s define “probate”. Probate is actually a legal document. When someone dies, receiving […]

Celebrity Probate Cases

Probably one of the most famous celebrity probate cases is that of Anna Nicole Smith and the death of her husband, billionaire J Howard Marshall.  Smith and Marshall married when she was 27 and he was 89.  This age difference caused many to believe Smith married Marshall only for the financial gain she would have […]

No Will: What Happens to Probate Assets?

I am not sure why someone would not have a will in today’s day and age, but it happens more often than you might think. Why would you want your family members fighting over your assets after your death? Wouldn’t you rather everything went to the person that you wanted it to go to? A […]

Achieve Peace Knowing Your Finances are in Order

Throughout each day there are thousands of people who pass away all over the world. Each of these deaths are devastating to the family and loved ones. They can never be replaced and no amount of monetary value will even come close to replacing them. Dealing with the loss of a loved one is tragic […]

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