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What if There is No Last Will & Testament?

Death Without a Will Unfortunately, it is all too common for a mother or father to die without having made a final Will.  It can create some difficulties for the heirs. It can also bring about some serious family conflicts. In Lake County, Indiana, the probate system is fairly typical of those systems across the […]

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The Probate Process in the State of Indiana

The Probate Process The Probate process in the State of Indiana and all other states is the lawful inventory, collection and distribution of the assets of a decedent, that is, a person who has died. It is a legal process. This means that the personal property, such as cash, jewels, cars, stocks, bonds, etc., and […]

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