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Will The Creditors Of Our Loved One Take My Inheritance?

Dealing With The Challenge Of Creditors

When a Loved One passes away, members of the family typically have a lot going through their minds. During this time, it is easy to forget about wrapping up the affairs of the Loved One or the family can be overwhelmed by the process.

Will The Creditors Of Our Loved One Take My Inheritance?

Dealing With The Challenge Of Creditors

When a Loved One passes away, members of the family typically have a lot going through their minds. During this time, it is easy to forget about wrapping up the affairs of the Loved One or the family can be overwhelmed by the process.

(Probate Issues 1 of 5) Will the Probate Court Investigate Improper Actions of the Executor?

Will The Court Look Into It?

When the executor of the estate delays on administration or does things which some of the heirs think is wrong, can the heirs call or write the court to have the court look into it? As a general matter, under Minnesota Law the court usually will not intervene in most probate cases.

Can I Get Child Support in Probate Court?

Obligations For Child Support

All too often when a parent dies who has minor children, the custodial parent loses out on child support. This is unfortunate but it can be handled in the probate proceeding. However, time is of the essence. The parent who takes care of the child or children should be vigilant to be sure that child support is paid even though the obligated parent is deceased.

12 Things You Can Do To Locate Missing Life Insurance Policies

Missing Life Insurance Policies

Finding a missing life insurance policy can be a great addition to a loved one's estate after they have passed. The recovered money can be used for funeral or burial expenses, and it never hurts to look around for an old, forgotten policy. Here are twelve ways you may uncover life insurance policies.

12 Things You Can Do To Locate Missing Life Insurance Policies

Missing Life Insurance Policies

Finding a missing life insurance policy can be a great addition to a loved one's estate after they have passed. The recovered money can be used for funeral or burial expenses, and it never hurts to look around for an old, forgotten policy. Here are twelve ways you may uncover life insurance policies.

Minnesota Probate Video 1-What Is Probate?

Probate Pays Off Debts And Distributes Assets

Probate is the process of paying the debts and distributing the assets of someone who has passed away without a will. It involves an executor or personal representative to act on behalf of the estate to complete the process. Court proceedings may or may not be necessary, depending on the assets.

Minnesota Probate Video 2-Does Every Estate Need To Go To Probate Court?

Minnesota-Probate-Attorney-Image-Does-Every-Estate-Need-To-Go-To-Probate-Court.pngWhen Is Probate Needed?

Probating of the decedent's estate is needed if there are items of property that need to be titled or transferred to his or her heirs or beneficiaries.However, probate proceedings are not needed in cases if the decedent held all of his or her property in the name of the decedent and his or her spouse, then that estate is said to be in joint tenancy.

Minnesota Probate Video 1-What Is Probate?

Minnesota-Probate-Attorney-Image-What-Is-Probate.pngProbate Pays Off Debts And Distributes Assets

Probate is the process of paying the debts and distributing the assets of someone who has passed away without a will. It involves an executor or personal representative to act on behalf of the estate to complete the process. Court proceedings may or may not be necessary, depending on the assets.

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