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What is probate?

May 28, 2020 | Christopher Crisman-Cox

Many people are confused by the term “probate”. They likely know it is connected to Wills in some way, but they do not know exactly what it is, and why it is required. In essence, “probate” refers to the process...


The perils of will kits during the Coronavirus pandemic

May 21, 2020 | Jacklynn Pivovar

During the Coronavirus pandemic (COVID–19) many people may be doing a Google search on “do-it-yourself” will kits to try to get their financial and family affairs in order.  You might believe these will kits are an inexpensive and easy way...


What if an estate has been mismanaged?

May 14, 2020 | Christopher Crisman-Cox

Beneficiaries of an Estate are sometimes concerned that an Estate Trustee may be mismanaging Estate assets in one way or another. When this happens, open and frank communication between the Estate Trustee and the beneficiaries can often go a long...


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