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James P. Frederick

James Frederick’s Legal Guides

12 total

  • How to Probate an Estate in Michigan

    The first steps Once someone dies with property titled in their name alone, (with no joint owners or beneficiaries designated), probate will generally be required. The probate process is commenced by

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  • How to Avoid Probate

    Determine the ownership of assets If your assets are titled in joint names or with a beneficiary designated, then you are done. Probate will not be required upon your death. The same is true if the a

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