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Probate Meaning

What is the meaning of the word Probate. The Probate Pro receives hundreds of telephone calls and email each week. And during these communications, there is one word's meaning that causes tremendous confusion. What is that word? PROBATE So, what the heck is Probate? https://youtu.be/pfp9_m6ks4g Probate Meaning - Definition So, let’s look at the definition [...]

Death Certificates Michigan

Death certificates in Michigan are an official, legal document which performs a variety of roles. It states when a person died, declares the date and location of death, and the cause of a person's death. Interestingly, the use of death certificates did not become a standard model for confirming deaths in the United States until [...]

How to Complete an Account in a Conservator Estate

When you take on the important role of serving as a Conservator on behalf of another person one of the required responsibilities is to account for the finances. Michigan statute MCL 700.5418 provides that a conservator shall account to the court for administration not less than annually unless the court directs otherwise, upon resignation or [...]

How to Distribute a Probate Estate

Cost of Living Adjustments - Michigan Probate and Trusts One of the most common questions we get asked at The Probate Pro is how to distribute a probate estate. Unfortunately, it is not an easy answer as probate and trust administration can be quite confusing and complicated. A Cost of Living Adjustment or COLA (not the [...]

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