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 [...]

Selection of Homestead Allowance and Exempt Property

When someone passes away, their assets are to be distributed. It doesn’t matter if it’s testate or intestate, monetary or physical assets. Everything associated with the estate will be properly distributed. In addition, creditors will be able to make claims on the decedent’s estate. However, a surviving spouse and his or her children are entitled [...]

Receipt of Property from Conservator

An individual who was under a conservatorship has passed away. The conservator will need to do something with the assets he or she has control of and turn them over. Because of the transition of estates (going from conservatorship to a deceased estate), the personal representative will want to have the Receipt of Property from [...]

Order Regarding Sale of Real Estate Decedent Estate

Sometimes there comes a situation where the personal representative will want to sell real estate that’s part of a decedent estate. To do this, the personal representative will need to gain adjudication from the probate court judge through an order. This order is known as the Order Regarding Sale of Real Estate Decedent Estate.   [...]

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