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Blog Posts in December, 2012

  • YOU CANNOT MISS DEADLINES IN PROBATE

    If you want to contest a family member’s Will it is important that you do everything right and within designated time frames. Probate Courts will not wait for you to learn what you need to do, nor will they make allowances if you miss deadlines. The battle over Sherman Hemsley’s Will is a good illustration of this. About a month before he passed away, Hemsley wrote a Will and left everything to a ...
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  • A LONG LOST WILL

    It is not normal for a Court to revisit an estate decades after someone dies. However, that is exactly what is happening right here in New York with the case of The Will Of Elmer H. Bobst who passed away over 30 years ago. Originally, Bobst’s estate was divided according to Letters Testamentary that he left behind. However, his heirs have recently discovered that after writing the Letters, he made ...
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  • COVERING THE BASICS

    Often times in this space we take something for granted. We assume that our readers are interested in estate planning, so they must know what an estate plan is. That is our mistake. Many people do not really know what an estate plan is. With this post we hope to make up for that by telling those readers what an estate plan actually is. An estate plan is a collection of legal documents that are ...
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