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My Stepmother Is Taking My Inheritance

Dad's New Wife

Let me tell you a story: After Mom died, Dad lived alone for awhile and remarried five years ago in Minnesota. The adult children from Dad's first marriage were not pleased with Isabella, Dad's second wife.  She seemed terribly rude, and often appeared to "hide" Dad from them during the holidays and family get-togethers.

My Stepmother Is Taking My Inheritance

Dad's New Wife

Let me tell you a story: After Mom died, Dad lived alone for awhile and remarried five years ago in Minnesota. The adult children from Dad's first marriage were not pleased with Isabella, Dad's second wife. She seemed terribly rude, and often appeared to "hide" Dad from them during the holidays and family get-togethers.

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

When 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 2-Does Every Estate Need To Go To Probate Court?

When 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 3-What Is The Job Of The Executor In Probate?

Who Is The Executor?

The person who is charge of administering the estate is called the "personal representative" or "executor". They mean the same thing. Because more people have heard the term executor, I will use that title for the position.  The role of the executor is a very important one in the probate process.

New Year's Resolution: Make or Revise Your Will

One And Done: Updating Your Will Is Easy!

The tough thing about most New Year's Resolutions is that they require daily exercise, financial management, dessert denial, or other great effort. On the other hand, the great thing about the Resolution to make a Will is that you only have to do it once every few years and the Resolution is accomplished!

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