Estate Administration

Trouble with Probate

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Probate

Sometimes probate can be a simple process.  Sometimes it can be a royal nightmare… and sometimes it can be an expensive royal nightmare. I’m not sure if it is a sign of the times or just a coincidence, but our office has had numerous estates where the probate has not been very easy.  To give […]

Estate Litigation

New Estate Administration Comedy

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New Estate Administration Comedy

In the spirit of the great film, Brewster’s Millions, Fox TV has come out with a new comedy called The Goodwin Games.  You can see the first episode on Hulu if you want.  I’m always a sucker for wacky Will scenarios, and this seems to fit right in.  It appears to be about a father who […]

Estate Litigation

Estate and Trust Litigation

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Estate and Trust Litigation

Unfortunately I have been given another reminder of how important it is to select appropriate executors for your Will, trustees for your trusts and agents in your financial powers of attorney. No matter how good an attorney does in drafting your estate planning documents, if there is a person in charge of the money who […]