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how long does it take to probate a will

How Long Does it Take to Probate a Will

By legacy.lawyers / August 24, 2023 / 0 Comments

Probating a will can be a long and arduous process. The length of time it will take to settle the estate will depend on a number of factors. To get a sense of how long does it take to probate a will, we’ve broken down the steps of the process. What Is Probate? Probate is […]

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What Is a Probate Lawyer

By legacy.lawyers / August 18, 2023 / 0 Comments

Probate can be a complicated and drawn-out process. If you’re feeling overwhelmed or unsure about how to handle probate, a probate attorney may be able to help. Read the full article to learn what probate is, what is a probate lawyer and their purpose in settling estates. What Is Probate? Probate is the legal proceedings […]

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Does Guardianship Override Parental Rights

By legacy.lawyers / August 1, 2023 / 0 Comments

A legal guardian can be a helpful addition to caring for your child. Whether you’re considering appointing a guardian or thinking of becoming one, you’ll need to know what guardianship entails. Read on to learn the differences between guardianship and parental rights to answer the question of does guardianship override parental rights. What Is a […]

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Power of Attorney vs Guardianship

By legacy.lawyers / July 25, 2023 / 0 Comments

At first glance, Power of Attorney and Guardianship may seem to be the same thing. However, there are quite a few differences between power of attorney vs guardianship. To know which option is best for you, read on. What is a Power of Attorney? Power of Attorney (POA) is the ability to act on behalf […]

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can a trustee be a beneficiary

Can a Trustee Be a Beneficiary

By legacy.lawyers / June 29, 2023 / 0 Comments

Can a trustee be a beneficiary? Simply put, a trustee can also be a beneficiary of a trust. However, there are several nuances you’ll need to know about how and when you should appoint one of your beneficiaries as the trustee. Read on for everything you need to know about the benefits and problems that […]

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can a trustee change a trust

Can a Trustee Change a Trust

By legacy.lawyers / June 15, 2023 / 0 Comments

A trust is a legal document, so there are rules around how and when it can be altered. Trustees are given authority over managing and administrating assets outlines in the trust. But, there are legal and fiduciary responsibilities to which a trustee must adhere. Whether you’re a grantor, a trustee, or a beneficiary, you’ll need […]

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When Should You Have Co-Trustees on a Will

By legacy.lawyers / June 1, 2023 / 0 Comments

There are situations when appointing two trustees for a will can be beneficial for your estate plan. However, this is not always the case. It’s important to know when, and when not, to appoint two or more trustees when creating a will. What Does a Co-Trustee Do? A trustee is established as the manager of […]

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After Death Checklist

After Death Checklist: Where to Start

By legacy.lawyers / May 25, 2023 / 0 Comments

Handling the death of a loved one is already a difficult time. Having to handle what comes next can make it even more so. To help you know what needs to be taken care of after your loved one dies, we’ve created an after death checklist. What to Do Immediately After Someone Dies Legal Death […]

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probate bond

What is a Probate Court Bond?

By legacy.lawyers / April 26, 2023 / Comments Off on What is a Probate Court Bond?

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Notice of Proposed Action

Trustee Administration: What is a Notice of Proposed Action?

By legacy.lawyers / April 20, 2023 / Comments Off on Trustee Administration: What is a Notice of Proposed Action?

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