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Duties and Responsibilities of a Personal Representative

A personal representative (PR) is an individual or entity appointed by the Probate Court to administer the estate of someone who has passed away. The PR may be someone who was named in the will of the decedent or, if there was no will or the will did… Read More
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Probate vs. Nonprobate Property

When creating an estate plan, it is important to understand the difference between probate and nonprobate property. When you die, the assets you own will be distributed depending on what type of assets they are and how you own those assets. A basic u… Read More
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Understanding the Probate Process

What Is Probate? One purpose of the Probate Court is to handle the transfer of property from the estate of a deceased individual to those entitled to inherit such property. If the deceased left a will, probate includes the legal process of establishi… Read More
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