A Necessary Act: Understanding What Probate Does
29 December 2018
Avoiding probate has become quite the buzzword when it comes to estate planning. There is no doubt about it, probate should be avoided. Probate takes the property of the deceased and sends it through a legal journey that can take months to be complete. It makes the personal affairs of the deceased public, and it keeps beneficiaries from taking ownership of their property for an extended period of time. While there is much you can do to keep a great deal of your property out of probate's grasp, probate is not going anywhere anytime soon.
Three Services Your Probate Attorney Can Provide
14 August 2017
Settling the estate of a loved one can be challenging, particularly if there was a complex will left behind or if the estate involves lots of different assets. Fortunately, a probate attorney can help you to get the estate settled and ensure that everyone gets the inheritance they are entitled to. Here are just some of the many services a probate attorney can provide.
Help With Contested WIlls
In a perfect world, a loved one leaves a will and everyone abides by the person's final wishes.
3 Reasons a Landlord Could Be Sued
10 August 2017
If you own rental properties, you may not think that having an experienced attorney is a necessary part of the property rental experience. Unfortunately, landlords open themselves up to potential lawsuits when renting out homes or apartments to tenants.
Here are three common reasons why landlords are sued. Being familiar with these types of lawsuits will help you see the importance of working with an attorney throughout the rental process.
The Right Way To Do Price Negotiations In Real Estate
27 July 2017
So, you've found a home you love after months of searching. The only problem is that the price is a little higher than what you'd like to pay. Sometimes, tactful price negotiations can help. Here is a good way to size up the right price for a negotiation and complete it successfully.
Know Your Competition
Your ability to do price negotiations may be limited by your competition. If 20 other people are eagerly looking at the property, what's to stop the seller from just choosing their higher offer?