probate court

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a court having jurisdiction over the probate of wills and the administration of estates

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That's why all estate planners and their clients should be aware of a late July ruling that came out of Florida, where an appellate court affirmed that a Florida probate court does not have jurisdiction over real property in another state.
The CA also chided Balut for concluding that those who opposed the inventory have the burden of showing that the list was erroneous, noting that "it is the duty of the probate court to determine whether or not said properties should indeed be included in the inventory or list of the properties to be administered.
Revocable trusts operate outside of the probate court.
The probate court has yet to rule on the fee amounts.
Consequently, the probate court adopted Bradley's view after hearing proffers on the value of the collective survivor claims, as well as on the value of the total estate claim.
On March 19, 2010, on remand from the Supreme Court, the ninth circuit ruled that two prior federal court rulings in favor of Anna Nicole Smith should be vacated and the initial Texas probate court should be upheld.
The couple's plan includes two irrevocable trusts that will prevent nearly $2 million in combined assets from being challenged in probate court.
More and more individuals are using living trusts to avoid probate court and transfer their property to named beneficiaries upon their death.
To save your family the cost and hassles of probate court proceedings after your death, think about creating a revocable living trust.
The feuding began shortly after Kane's October 1991 suicide when a state probate court tried to figure out how to distribute property not accounted for in Kane's will.
LOS ANGELES -- Since being appointed by the Probate Court as Special Administrators of the Estate of Michael Jackson, John Branca and John McClain, who were specifically designated by Michael in his will to be executors of his Estate, have been focused on preserving Michael's legacy and carrying out his wishes.
A Florida appeals court recently allowed a probate court to invalidate a will that had been written under undue influence of the new younger spouse.
Fulton County Purchasing Department is soliciting quotes from qualified vendors to provide Fulton County s Probate Court with recording services that will not require the purchase of hardware and/or software from date of award and continuing for twelve (12) consecutive months.
Stephanie has the drive and determination to bring the Probate Court into the 21st century by creating a user-friendly system of e-filing of documents, an updated website and county-wide educational seminars on the Probate Court.
com)-- Evan Guthrie of the Evan Guthrie Law Firm in Charleston, South Carolina taught a class on estate planning and probate court at the Mt.