How to Apply for Probate

March 29, 2024 - Category: Marriage, Divorce and Family

Probate is a court process that verifies the authenticity of a Will and grants authority to the appointed executors to administer the estate of the testator. The granting of probate is the first step to administering a Will, settling all claims, and distributing the deceased's properties. [...]

Essential Features of a Valid Will

November 22, 2023 - Category: Marriage, Divorce and Family

Drafting a will is a crucial part of estate planning. It is not just about deciding who gets what after a testator is gone; a Will or Codicil is a legal tool that allows a testator to express their wishes on important matters. [...]

Estate Planning: Meaning, Forms and Benefits

February 28, 2022 - Category: Marriage, Divorce and Family

A vast majority of people believe they do not require estate planning and that it is only for the wealthy. Estate planning is for everyone, not just the wealthy and it is a plan a person makes for the management and administration of their property during their lifetime and after their death. [...]