Creditors’ Claims

One of the primary purposes of Probate is to ensure creditors of the deceased individual (“decedent”) have an opportunity to make a claim against the estate. The Personal Representative (“PR”) and creditors need to pay close attention to the claims procedure as there are strict time limits and procedures involved. CLAIMS PERIOD Creditors of an […]

What Happens to Out of State Property When Someone Dies?

For most property, the state in which you reside has jurisdiction over that property, and it will be administered according to the laws of that state. However, real property falls under the laws of the state in which it is located. This means that real property must be administered in the state in which it […]