probate

Back To Court

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I’ve recently been trying to close Richard’s checking account. I know I should have done this a long time ago, but you just can’t rush some things. I would have just kept on waiting but Chase forced me into it because they started charging a “service fee” on the account. In a couple of more […]

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A Final Accounting

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As the court appointed administrator for Richard’s estate I have to provide the court an inventory of his estate. First off, it strikes me as funny the very notion of Richard having an estate. When I think of estates, I think about houses, farms, money, cars. Richard did have a small mutual fund account. And […]

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Probate Problems

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I was supposed to go to court on Monday to start probate on Richard’s estate. The purpose of the proceeding is to give me legal authority to handle Richard’s financial affairs. I need this authority to close out his accounts and clear up the final details of his financial life. My lawyer called today. Whether […]

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