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What is Probate and Can You Avoid It?

Probate is the legal process in which the court decides the validity of a will, and oversees the administration of an estate.  It can be a lengthy and expensive process, but there are ways to avoid it. Here at DK Rus Law, we would like to explain

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5 Tips for Getting Ready for Probate

Probate is the process where the property of decedent (deceased person) can be transferred to their heirs and beneficiaries. If you will soon be entering the process of probate, then you should contact an estate

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9 Estate Planning Terms Explained

If you’re overwhelmed by the thought of estate planning, you’re not alone. Many Americans put off establishing their Will and estate plan simply because they don’t know much about what these legal processes entail. Documenting

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Is it Too Late to Begin Estate Planning?

Estate planning is something that—understandably– most people do not like to think about; no one likes to contemplate their death. But while it may be an uncomfortable subject to address, planning for the care of

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7 Things to Include in Your Will

Most people know that they need to have a will, but have not begun estate planning, simply because they do not know where to start. Having a will written is an important part of this

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The Difference Between Wills and Trusts

You’ve likely heard both of these terms before, but Wills and Trusts are two different devices that are useful in estate planning. They can be used to serve different purposes or be used together to

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