In the days and weeks following the death of a friend of loved one those left behind must begin the important work of settling the affairs of the deceased. The most frequent questions are often:
"How long will the probate ... Read More
B. Elective Share
1. Current Law: The elective share statutes ensure that the surviving spouse
has the right to receive a minimum amount of assets upon the death of the decedent.
Simplistically stated, the elective share is an amount equal ... Read More
One of the most important questions in any estate or trust proceedings is:
What is the actual amount that will be paid to beneficiaries of an estate?
Followed closely by
How long will the estate ... Read More
If you're the beneficiary of a will, an estate or critically of a trust you need to know that you have a broad series of rights that trustees and personal representatives are required to respect. Key among those rights are the ... Read More