Probate. Legal news and articles for April 14 - 24, 2017

District attorney's office: Diane McIver had second willWills can avert family warfare but have hidden trapsMore Recent Revisions to Ohio's Estate LawDoes the will control?Why am I receiving funds from my mother's life insurance when my sister shoFinancial Skills 101UAE emerging as a hub for world's wealthyUAE emerging as a hub for world's wealthy | GulfNews.comWills Can Avert Family Warfare, but Have Their Own Hidden TrapsLegal Learning: Klobuchar leads way on courtroom camerasElectronic Wills Measure Heading For House Floor9 things to do in Boulder County today, April 20Attorney Bruce Harper Celebrates 45th Anniversary and Launches Updated WebsiteRachel joins Clifton Ingram's Wokingham officesDeath is inevitable; plan ahead

Top Picks in News

Law School Program Provides Free Wills to Native Americans ...
Diverse: Issues in Higher EducationMarch 27, 2017

UPPER FRUITLAND, N.M. — A University of Denver program is helping Native Americans draft wills, helping overcome a cultural aversion to discuss death.more »

Chalker band to see Mickey
Warren Tribune ChronicleMarch 27, 2017

JUDGE TO SPEAK ON WILLS: The Altar and Rosary Society of St. John Paul II Church will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Sunrise Inn in Warren. Probate Judge James A. Fredericka will address the group on wills, living wills and other end-of-life documents.more »

Probate. News and Stories

District attorney's office: Diane McIver had second will
CBS46 News AtlantaApril 24, 2017

Smith tells CBS46 that Tex and Diane did at one point discuss updating their wills, however, they never got around to it. A probate judge still has not set a date to hear the matter. Because a motion for limited access to the documents has been filed ...more »

Wills can avert family warfare but have hidden traps
Pittsburgh Post-GazetteApril 24, 2017

But they quickly learned that family members had no say in his medical treatment because he was unmarried and had no living will outlining his wishes or giving power of attorney to a relative. ... His brother-in-law survived and is in a rehabilitation ...more »

More Recent Revisions to Ohio's Estate Law
Lexology (registration)April 23, 2017

New legislation impacting probate of wills, administration of decedent's estates and handling of guardianships went into effect April 6, 2017. Previously, we detailed its adoption of the Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act and the ...more »

Does the will control?
nwitimes.comApril 23, 2017

Remember that there is a difference between probate and non-probate assets. Assets that aren't jointly owned and do not have a beneficiary designation are probate assets. These are assets for which post-mortem ownership needs to be determined, whether ...more »

Why am I receiving funds from my mother's life insurance when my sister sho
Lawyers.com Blog (blog)April 23, 2017

These types of assets are considered “non-probate”, as opposed to probate. An example of a “probate” asset would be something held in the decedent's name at death, with no listed beneficiary. For example, a house with the decedent named on the deed.more »

Financial Skills 101
Highlands CurrentApril 22, 2017

... at 10:30 a.m., Michael Martin, a lawyer who specializes in estate planning, will present “Estate Planning: How to Protect Your Parents and Yourself.” He will cover everything from Social Security benefits to planning for medical care, wills, taxes ...more »

UAE emerging as a hub for world's wealthy
ZawyaApril 22, 2017

Meanwhile, the recent launch of the DIFC Wills and Probate Registry provides legal arrangements for individuals who are looking for an inheritance structure more aligned with Anglo-Saxon jurisdictions. It is also fascinating to see other UAE ...more »

UAE emerging as a hub for world's wealthy | GulfNews.com
gulfnews.comApril 22, 2017

High net worth individuals (HNWIs) from outside the UAE are increasingly looking to the country as a place to book assets. We, at Emirates Investment bank, ...more »

Wills Can Avert Family Warfare, but Have Their Own Hidden Traps
New York TimesApril 21, 2017

When someone dies without a will, the state chooses guardians for minor children and a probate court decides who inherits the assets. “Your favorite charity won't inherit. Your best friend won't inherit,” Mr. Kotzer said. He recalls one client whose ...more »

Legal Learning: Klobuchar leads way on courtroom cameras
Lake County News ChronicleApril 21, 2017

He now handles family law, wills, and probate in and around Lake County, and does mediation everywhere. He writes a regular column on legal issues for the News-Chronicle. The opinions expressed in this column are those of its author and are not to be ...more »

Electronic Wills Measure Heading For House Floor
WFSUApril 20, 2017

James Grant (R-Tampa) wants Floridians to be able to sign wills electronically. Unlike technological advances in fields like telemedicine, Grant explains ... “Probate court is a mess,” Grant says. “The reality is 60 percent of Americans—excuse me 70 ...more »

9 things to do in Boulder County today, April 20
Boulder Daily CameraApril 20, 2017

Wills and Estates Does estate planning make your head spin? Come learn what estate planning is, and more importantly, what it is not. An introductory discussion will be held on wills, trusts, and powers of attorney, as well as the myths and realities ...more »

Attorney Bruce Harper Celebrates 45th Anniversary and Launches Updated Website
BenzingaApril 17, 2017

The new Harper Law Firm website also includes information about what estate planning is, the purpose of a will, what probate is, what a trust does, powers of attorney, living wills, guardianship and conservatorship, and why one should start estate ...more »

Rachel joins Clifton Ingram's Wokingham offices
The Wokingham PaperApril 16, 2017

Rachel Scawin will be based in Clifton Ingram's Wokingham office and specialises in the preparation of Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Inheritance Tax Planning and Trust and Estate Administration. Rachel trained at a national law firm and joins ...more »

Death is inevitable; plan ahead
Florida TodayApril 14, 2017

The mother-daughter team specializes in wills and probate. “Things like this are good, because they make you think about it and talk about it,” Lieneck said. The attorneys understand that people are uncomfortable thinking about their own death. But ...more »

12345

Archive

Legal and Criminal News in 2017
Legal and Criminal News in 2016
Legal and Criminal News in 2015
Legal and Criminal News in 2014
Legal and Criminal News in 2013
Legal and Criminal News in 2012
Legal and Criminal News in 2011
Legal and Criminal News in 2010
Legal and Criminal News in 2009
Legal and Criminal News in 2008
Legal and Criminal News in 2007
Legal and Criminal News in 2006
Legal and Criminal News in 2005
Legal and Criminal News in 2004
Legal and Criminal News in 2003
Legal and Criminal News in 2002
Legal and Criminal News in 2001
Book of the Day in our Store
Share it on TwitterFacebook
Business Law (9th Edition)Business Law (9th Edition)
by Henry R. Cheeseman
  • List Price: $290.80
  • Price: $224.95
  • You Save: $65.85 (23%)
from $129.98
View
Christopher R MooreAttorney at LawPRACTICE AREA: Bankruptcy Law, Litigation, Military Law & Military Benefits
James J DragnaAttorney at LawPRACTICE AREA: Real Estate Law, Environmental Law, Litigation, Military Law & Military Benefits