Archive for the Probate Category

The Case of Bad Blood: An Estate Gone Wrong

Estate Planning Disaster Several years ago, I became involved as one of the attorneys in an estate case in a nearby county. I was representing a Lake County attorney seeking to collect a rather large sum of money for very valuable work he’d done for the family in getting a huge mortgage lien removed from […]


Opening an Estate in Lake County, Indiana

The amount of time it takes to probate an estate will vary on the complexity of the estate. It can sometimes take years, but an average time is around one year from the date of death, but it is not unusual for the process to take two or more years.