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Step Series (1 of 5) - My Stepmother Is Taking My Inheritance!

09th May 2011
Let me tell you a story: After Mom died, Dad lived alone for awhile and remarried five years ago in Minnesota. The adult children from Dad's first marriage were not pleased with Isabella, Dad's second wife. When Dad became ill, it seemed like Isabella ...
Author: Bill Peterson
Estate Planning

Probate Estates: Starting the Probate Process

07th January 2011
Probate refers to two things. One is the process of submitting a deceasedís last Will to the court. If the Will is proved valid, the court grants an order of probate (admitting the document as the decedentís valid Last Will and Testament. The other meanin...
Author: Jakub Bednar
Estate Planning

Estate Litigation Attorney From

14th July 2010 provides general, current and interactive information regarding probate litigation and contested estates. This website is intended to provide the browser with general, current, interactive information written by an attorney ...
Author: jackauthors
Estate Planning

Estate Planning in Las Vegas

28th April 2010
Many Las Vegas citizens are aware of the drawbacks of not developing a will or estate plan in place. A number of estate planning pitfalls could in addition arise by means of inadaquate estate planning on behalf of someone who by now has a will or is think...
Author: Trent Lee
Estate Planning

102 What You Should Know About Probate

20th April 2010
Death is never easy to deal with and what to expect in probate will ease your worries and let you think only of your loved one dies. The definition of probate is the legal solution to the decedent's estate, also known as your heritage. When a death occurs...
Author: Ruel
Estate Planning

The Value of a Lawyer When a Loved One Passes

08th April 2010
Actually a lawyer can be especially valuable before a love one passes. Consulting with an attorney when putting together a will can do much to ease the transition that a spouse or family will go through at the time of death of a love one. Ensuring that th...
Author: tb_chats
Estate Planning

Planning Opportunities with Partnership-Owned Life Insurance

26th March 2010
In Estate of Knipp v Commissioner, 25 T.C. 153 (1955), the decedent was a 50% partner in a general partnership that was owner and beneficiary of 10 life insurance policies on his life. The policies were purchased for business purposes. The court ruled tha...
Author: Julius Giarmarco, Esq.
Estate Planning

Florida probate administration: Do you need to hire a Florida probate lawyer?

25th March 2010
As per Florida probate law almost in all cases a Florida Probate Administration attorney has to involve in estate administration. If you have to go through probate in Florida then its better to hire a Florida probate attorney. But everybody doesn’t ...
Author: Daniel Smith
Estate Planning

Estate Planning for Unmarried Couples - Part One

24th March 2010
Whether of same-sex or opposite-sex unions, unmarried couples face many estate planning issues (and opportunities). Although unmarried couples clearly face challenges that married couples do not, most are challenges that can be overcome with planning. How...
Author: Julius Giarmarco, Esq.
Estate Planning

No Stepped-Up Basis for Estate Inheritors of Those Dying in 2010

09th December 2009
Up until 2010, property owned by a decedent at the time of death of his death had its tax basis changed from what the decedent's basis was to its fair market value - whichever was higher. For the year 2010 - and only that year - the law has been changed t...
Author: Shane Flait

Executor of a Will - Duties and Responsibilities

21st January 2009
By Kenneth A. Vercammen, Esq. and Christina Bruschetta The procedures in an Estate Administration may take from seven months to several years, and a client's patience may be sorely tried during this time. However, it has been our experience that client...
Author: Kenneth Vercammen Esq.


03rd August 2005
In order to understand legal topics fully it is of great importance to know the meaning of the legal terms to be used. To start with let us first know the meaning of wrongful death lawsuit. A wrongful death lawsuit asserts that the decedent was killed due...
Author: Jinky Mesias