By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. September 13, 2018 Four Factors to Consider When Selecting an Executor for Your Estate When you write a last will and testament, one of the most important choices you will make is selecting an executor for your estate. Your executor (also known as a...

  By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. January 9, 2018 Who are the Material Parties in Probate? Read this post to learn more about the process before proceeding. Estate administration (or probate) can be a lengthy court process. As you learned earlier, it requires addressing the ABCs of a deceased persons's...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. December 6, 2017 Understanding the Fundamentals of Estate Administration (Probate)   Estate administration (or Probate) is the process of winding down a deceased's legal estate. It involves deceased's ABCs, or assets, beneficiaries and creditors. Even simple estates can take time and incur costs, especially...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. November 28, 2017 Types of Estate Administration (Probate): Formal v. Summary Administration There are two main types of estate administrations, which are commonly referred to as probate. They are very similar  and also very different. Fortunately, you do not have to choose one...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. October 2, 2017   What’s an Estate?   An estate is a legal entity just like a person, corporation, limited liability company, limited partnership and trust. An estate comes into existence only by going through the probate process in the probate court. It is formed...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. July 27, 2017 (slightly modified April 21, 2018) It is never easy dealing with the loss of a loved one. However, there will come a point when decisions need to be made about the possessions that they have left behind. This includes...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. July 13, 2017 With the diversity and popularity of our state, probate matters can get quite interesting at times. In addition to citizens of the state who pass away here, there are also tourists, retirees, snowbirds, various other non-citizens, spouses of non-citizens,...

            By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. January 22, 2016 What's Estate Administration or Probate?   When a person passes away, his or her affairs have to be wound up and settled. There are three basic components of Estate Administration, or Probate, which we refer to the ABCs: Assets, Beneficiaries and...

A Closer Look at Probate If you watch our videos and read the content on HaimoLaw.com, we guarantee you'll better understand wills, trusts, probate, business planning and asset protection; the basic positive and negatives about each area and why they are important to you, your family...