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There are many times when people learn that a loved one has passed, and then discover that the Will they left behind wasn’t exactly what they were expecting. If you thought that you were going to benefit more than what you did, or if you think that something isn’t right about the Will, then you...

Dealing with the loss of a loved one is difficult, at best.  Now, you are trying to handle the passing of their assets and know that your mother or father had a Will; however, it’s nowhere to be found. After looking through all their personal papers you recover a copy of their Last Will and...

Be prepared,  is a statement that we hear very often. In all aspects it is important that we are prepared for what is going to happen. There are different ways in which you can prepare for disaster, like having food storage ready and on hand, keeping extra water in case of emergencies, or having a...

A Last Will and Testament is a legal declaration in which a person names one or more persons to manage his or her estate. In the Last Will and Testament a person will be able to state how they would like their property and possessions distributed. Here are some facts about a Last Will and...

Probate is a legal process in which the deceased person’s assets are divided among the living heirs according to Nevada Law or the beneficiaries at the direction of the Decedent’s Will.  When you are dealing with the probate courts, you need to remember that their main function is to make sure...

Could there be anything worse than Snakes on a Plane? A Maryland couple are suing the seller and her agent claiming they knew the house was infested with snakes.  The buyers, during the course of their due diligence, spoke with neighbors regarding the property and learn that it had “a snake...

So when is Law and out of order? Even if someone creating a Will has testamentary capacity, a document can still be set aside as invalid if undue influence exists as a New Hampshire police officer recently learned. Sgt. Aaron Goodwin was poised to inherit a $2.7 million dollar estate from an...

Why hire a Probate Attorney when you are dealing with an estate? Well, there is a really good reason for that. When someone you know passes away, their belongings go into what is called an estate. There are a lot of different kinds of legal proceedings that need to happen in order to properly take...

Fiduciary Duty: Trustees and personal representatives of an estate are fiduciaries and have certain duties and obligations that must be met. If they breach their duty as a fiduciary, they may be removed from their role and may be personally liable for any losses that they have caused. The...

Three Misconceptions Regarding Wills, wills are like many other legal documents: most people have an idea of what they are, but do not fully understand them until they go through the process of getting one themselves. With all of the do-it-yourself forms out there nowadays, more and more people are...