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Blog Posts in February, 2012

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  • Plan to succeed
    Plan to succeed

    I heard a very talented attorney talk last week and she said something that stuck our to me. "Failing to plan is planning to fail." Its very true. Now that is it tax season, we have a time to reflect ...

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  • New Jersey will advertising
    New Jersey will advertising

    As of February 2005 NJ courts no longer require an advertisement of a will. All that needs to be done is notify the next of kin and beneficiaries. If a beneficiary is a charity, you must notify the ...

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  • NJ law on fiduciary's commission
    NJ law on fiduciary's commission

    Statute NJ SA 3B 18-13 states Commissions in the amount of 6% may be taken without court allowance on all income received by the fiduciary. For the purposes of this section, income which is withheld ...

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  • Who handles probate
    Who handles probate

    The person responsible for handling probate is the executor if there is a will. If there isn't any will, or the will doesn't name an executor, the probate court names a person, called the ...

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  • Does all property law have to pass through probate?
    Does all property law have to pass through probate?

    Does all property have to pass through probate? NO! Most states allow a certain amount of property to pass free of probate or through a simplified probate procedure. In addition, property that passes ...

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  • Importance of a Living Will
    Importance of a Living Will

    We are young! We think we can live forever. Only old people need legal documents. Sound familiar? It's not true. Terri Schiavo was only 27 years old. Her situation could have been prevented if she had ...

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