Tag Archives: Court

Your Nosy Neighbor Can Find Out About Your Probate. Really.

Most people think of probate (the process of collecting, managing, and distributing a deceased person’s money and property) as a private process.

However, because wills are filed at the courthouse, probated estates become a matter of public record. That means your nosy neighbor can simply go down to the courthouse or hop online and find out...
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When is probate necessary?

Whether or not you have an estate plan in place, you have likely heard the term “probate”.

Probate is the legal process by which a deceased individual’s assets are distributed under court supervision. This process is necessary to distribute assets that are solely in the name of the deceased person. Probate is governed by state law.  

Avoiding...

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How to Deal With Negative Online Reviews

You’ve worked hard to build your small business and offer great products and services, so nothing is more frustrating than receiving a negative online review, especially if they are unjustified, misleading or factually incorrect.

Fortunately, there are several steps that you can take to prevent your business’s reputation from being damaged by false unfavorable reviews.

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Untangling Custody During the Holidays: How the Collaborative Process Can Help

holiday custody and collaborative divorce

Collaborative Divorce is a process where both parties commit to negotiating a mutually acceptable resolution without having to go to court.

This requires open communication and information sharing and should create a solution that acknowledges the highest priorities of all. That means that if...
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