Tips for Avoiding a Probate Nightmare

Probate is the process of identifying, inventorying, and finally distributing assets to a person’s heirs. During probate taxes are paid, debts are settled, and the estate plan the person left behind is used as a guide. Unfortunately, in many cases people do not leave...

Sibling Rivalry and Probate

Losing a parent is one of the most painful things that an adult can experience. Having siblings who can offer comfort and support is one of the ways that adult children can begin to cope with grief. Unfortunately, there are times when a sibling is the cause of pain...

Can Divorce Proceedings Affect Probate?

On March 22, 2018 the founder of Toys ‘R’ Us, Charles Lazarus, passed away immediately following the news that the cash strapped chain would be closing its doors. The news of Lazarus’s death reignited rumors of the debated divorce declaration his second wife made...