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What Does it Mean to Probate a Will?


When a death occurs, it may be necessary to probate a will. Although most people have heard the phrase probate a will, not everyone who is forced to cope with a death of a loved one actually knows what it means to go through the probate process. The process of probating a will can be [ ] The post What Does it Mean to Probate a Will? appeared first on Nirenstein, Horowitz & Associates P.C..
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Top 4 Benefits to Avoiding Probate


There are many reasons why you may be interested in avoiding probate. To avoid probate, you must make an estate plan well in advance of the time that you pass away. After your death, it will be too late for your family to avoid probate and they will need to go through the probate process. [ ] The post Top 4 Benefits to Avoiding Probate appeared first on Nirenstein, Horowitz & Associates P.C..
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List of Probate Assets


The probate process is the process by which the majority of property transfers after a death, unless estate planning steps have been taken to facilitate the transfer in other ways. Assets that transfer through the probate process may be subject to estate tax if the estate is a large one. It can also take several [ ] The post List of Probate Assets appeared first on Nirenstein, Horowitz & Associates P.C..
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Is Probate Required After Any Death?

Is probate required? This is a question that should be asked as part of the estate planning process. It is also a question which will be asked by any person whose loved one has passed away. The probate process is usually necessary after a death and is the process by which a will is validated [ ] The post Is Probate Required After Any Death? appeared first on Nirenstein, Horowitz & Associates P.C..
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Considerations When Choosing the Executor of an Estate


During the probate process in Connecticut, the executor of an estate has many important responsibilities. The executor is chosen by the deceased when the deceased is writing his will, and it is the executor s job to move the estate through the probate process. An experienced attorney can provide help to those who are making a [ ] The post Considerations When Choosing the Executor of an Estate appeared first on Nirenstein, Horowitz & Associates P.C..
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Myths about the Connecticut Probate Process


The Connecticut probate process is a formal legal process which takes place after most people pass away. There are ways to avoid having assets transfer through probate, such as by creating a comprehensive plan to transfer assets via other means such as trust administration and pay on death accounts. However, even if assets have transferred [ ] The post Myths about the Connecticut Probate Process appeared first on Nirenstein, Horowitz & Associates P.C..
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Preparing to Meet with a Connecticut Probate Lawyer


A Connecticut probate lawyer can help you to be prepared for the legal process that goes along with the death of a loved one. You need to ensure that you understand what steps must be taken after a death has occurred. Because probate requires going to Connecticut probate court, you also need to be prepared [ ] The post Preparing to Meet with a Connecticut Probate Lawyer appeared first on Nirenstein, Horowitz & Associates P.C..
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