For most people, the primary motivation for creating an estate plan is to ensure that their estate assets are distributed according to their wishes after they are gone. A comprehensive estate plan, however, can accomplish a great deal more than just providing a road map for the distribution of assets. In fact, a well drafted [ ] The post Port St. Lucie Probate Attorneys Offer Tips for Probate Avoidance appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
The loss of a close family member is a time filled with heightened emotions that may include grief, sadness, anger, and even confusion. While all of these emotions are completely natural, and well-founded, you may also find suspicion among the emotions you are feeling after seeing the Last Will and Testament submitted to probate. If [ ] The post Can Probate Attorneys Help Me Contest a Will? appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
For most people, the loss of a family member or close loved one is followed by a time of mourning and heightened emotions. For the person appointed to be the Executor of the estate, however, it can be a time when complex legal and financial issues must be resolved during the probate of the estate. [ ] The post Vero Beach Probate Attorneys Top 5 Probate Mistakes appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
You have undoubtedly been told by well-meaning friends and family member about the importance of having an estate plan in place – even if that estate plan consists of nothing more than a Last Will and Testament. Unfortunately, however, no one has taken the time to explain to you why having an estate plan is [ ] The post Port St. Lucie Probate Attorneys Explain Intestate Succession appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
The loss of a family member or other loved one is typically followed by a period of grief during which the last thing you likely want to focus on is the legalities of the decedent’s death. If, however, you were named as the Executor of the estate in the decedent’s Last Will and Testament, you [ ] The post Port St. Lucie Probate Attorneys Common Steps Involved in Probating an Estate appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
Nobody really wants to think about death, wills, and the probate process. Unfortunately, though, we all die eventually – and many of us will have at least some type of contact with probate at some point in our lives. Regardless of how your involvement with probate comes about, it’s important to know that you don’t [ ] The post Ten Reasons You Need a Probate Lawyer appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
Even many people with a cursory understanding of probate law can sometimes get a little confused about how it impacts heirs. For those decedents who leave behind a will, there is typically little to debate. When the probate process gets to the point where it’s time to distribute assets, the beneficiaries are generally identified in [ ] The post Probate Law and Its Impact on Heirs appeared first on Kulas Law Group.