Reprise: A Compendium of Estate Posts
April 17, 2014 § 2 Comments
Reprise replays posts from the past that you may find useful today.
NOTE: Some of these links have been affected by later case law and amendments to statutes. Always search for later posts and later case and statutory law before relying on these link.
A COMPENDIUM OF ESTATE POSTS
July 5, 2011 § 4 Comments
- Before you file the pleadings, ask yourself whether it is necessary to open an estate in this case.
- And here’s some more info on how to pass assets without an estate.
- Exempt property is not a part of the estate. Here’s a guide to what is exempt and what is not.
- The original will must be probated and retained by the clerk.
- Bonds in testate and intestate estates.
- Probating a will in common form.
- How to probate a copy or a lost will.
- Administering an intestate estate.
- Determining the heirs in an intestate estate.
- When can inventory and appraisement be waived?
- Oops, you filed that estate in the wrong county. Here’s why it can not be transferred.
- What happens when a testator leaves a bequest that can not be satisfied? It’s called ademption.
- And here’s how to handle lapsed legacies.
- Can you set aside an inter vivos gift between spouses? Here’s the rule.
- Contesting probated claims.
- Will contests: Undue Influence.
- Will contests: Lack of testamentary capacity.
- Five tips to improve your probate practice.
- A few random estate matters.
- What you need to know before trying to sell real property in an estate.
- Navigating your way through an insolvent estate.
- You need to know how to deal with this wrinkle in publishing process to close an estate.
- Waiving accounting.
- A checklist for an accounting.
- Reading the duties of an attorney in a probate matter might give you second thoughts about taking that case.
- Sure, you want to get paid. Here’s what you need to prove to get an award of an attorney’s fee in a probate matter.
- A checklist for closing an estate.
- Handling estate matters in District 12, Place 2.