Collaborative Divorce

One of the newest trends in divorce litigation is the actual avoidance of litigation.  This is accomplished through a wide variety of methods, including mediation with a trained mediator or the parties just simply sitting down to work out their own divorce.  One issue with either of these methods is the couple may lack sufficient…

Probate by the Numbers

Anyone who is thinking about estate planning thinks (or should be thinking) about probate. Probate is the term that generally describes the administration of an estate of a deceased person. Probate is also the process for administrating the estate of a deceased person that is established in the State Probate Act.  That process is handled…