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Court Bonds 01.20.2023

What Not To Do: Executors

  Serving as the executor for a friend or loved one comes with a long list of responsibilities. While performing these duties, it is also important to avoid missteps. Estate law experts provide advice about…
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What Not To Do: Executors
Court Bonds 01.20.2023

Surrogate Court or Probate Court?

  Estate law experts help families understand the public processes and protocols that bring closure to our affairs when we die. Attorneys also help us navigate the complex terminology involved along the way, which tends…
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Surrogate Court or Probate Court?
Court Bonds 01.14.2023

What About The Car? Affairs of The Estate

  When a friend or loved one dies, their car is usually the last thing on anyone’s mind. Ultimately, however, an answer must be found to “what about the car?” Typically, the task of dealing…
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What About The Car? Affairs of The Estate
Court Bonds 01.14.2023

Affairs of the Estate: Covering The Costs

  When you serve as the representative designated to bring closure to the affairs of a loved one, the costs tend to add up fast—and so do the tasks. Read on for advice from estate…
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Affairs of the Estate: Covering The Costs
Court Bonds 01.06.2023

Reality Check: Probate?

  Though lots of scary stories float around, there is nothing inherently bad about probate. Simply put, probate is the legal, public process that brings closure to our affairs when we die. The court supervising…
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Reality Check: Probate?
Court Bonds 01.06.2023

Establishing An Age Based Trust

  Trusts allow families to set aside and protect assets for distribution to designated beneficiaries over time. Though trusts can be established for particular uses, like education, healthcare, or charitable giving, they can also be…
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Establishing An Age Based Trust
Court Bonds 12.17.2022

Serving As A Financial Guardian?

  Parents of children under 18 need an estate plan that includes the designation of a guardian to oversee the financial arrangements made for minors. Correspondingly it is vital for the appointed guardian to understand…
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Serving As A Financial Guardian?
Court Bonds 12.17.2022

Avoid Family Feuds: Wills and Trusts

  If the thought of loved ones locked in conflict over managing your affairs and distributing your assets makes you queasy, pave the way for smooth passage through careful estate planning. Either a will or…
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Avoid Family Feuds: Wills and Trusts
Court Bonds 12.07.2022

Unclaimed Estate: $11 Million

  When Joseph Stancak died in Chicago at the age of 87, he left behind $11 million, and had no will. Now, six years later, 119 distant relatives have been identified and will inherit a…
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Unclaimed Estate: $11 Million