Tagged: Probate

When a Loved One Dies Without a Will

Die Without a Will

The death of a beloved family member is never easy, especially if it’s a parent or spouse. The pain of such a loss is compounded when that person dies without a will or estate plan. The legal term for dying without a will is dying intestate. After the immediate grief of the loss, and the […]

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Joint Tenancy with Survivorship Rights

In Michigan, as in other states, the use of joint tenancy is one way to co-own property and allow it to pass outside of probate when one co-owner dies. However, it may or may not be the best choice, depending on one’s individual circumstances. What is Joint Tenancy? Joint tenancy is a type of property […]

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