How Can a Family Member Disclaim an Inheritance?

What happens if a person named in a Will does not want to accept an inheritance gift? Our firm is often asked this question when handling the probate process. It is an important question because disclaimers affect the shares of the remaining beneficiaries and have potential tax implications.   How Can a Person Refuse an […]
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Five Best Practices to Avoid Probate Pitfalls

The stress of the loss of a loved one is often the most difficult time of a person’s life. Family members want to honor the wishes of their loved one and make sure the estate was handled right. But it is easy to make mistakes while under the stress of a loss.   In the […]
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Keeping an Estate Out of Surcharge Actions

Many people feel a sense of pride and honor when nominated to serve as an estate executor. For some, the process of administering the estate brings a sense of closure after a painful loss.   But serving as an estate executor is a job which should not be taken lightly. The personal representative has potential […]
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