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Contesting a Will

  When you hear about wills being contested, you may initially think of famous families involved in legal battles over the validity of a will. However, there are various reasons why a will may be challenged, and not all of them involve family disputes. Contesting a will may be necessary if you suspect that it […]

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How to Select an Executor

  Are you thinking about drafting your will and working on your estate plan? Is this causing you to weigh your choices when it comes to naming an executor? When it comes to identifying the person whom you want as the executor of your estate, you will want to grant this duty to an individual […]

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Understanding the Difference Between a Will and a Living Will in Connecticut

In Connecticut, there are distinct legal documents that serve different purposes when it comes to estate planning and healthcare decisions. These documents often include a will, and a living will. While both play significant roles in outlining an individual’s wishes, they serve different functions and address different aspects of a person’s life. Let’s delve into […]

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Help for When You are Facing Probate

Probate can sometimes be a long and confusing process. When a person passes away, their estate may go through this process called probate. An experienced probate attorney can help guide you through this confusing process, which can extend for a long time. What happens when there is a will? There are plenty of reasons to […]

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