One Spouse Dies–Does The House Transfer?

March 1, 2022

This is a commonly asked question with a slightly complex answer–and much of it depends on whether or no you have a will or trust. There’s only one way to keep your house out of the probate process when you pass–make sure you have an ironclad will and trust outlining how all of your possessions…

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Ready for an estate plan? Ask an estate planning lawyer

January 26, 2022
Estate Planning Lawyer

According to American financial advisor, author, and podcast host Suze Orman, “Estate planning is an important and everlasting gift you can give your family. And setting up a smooth inheritance isn’t as hard as you might think.” For example, older Americans are particularly positioned to consider a lifetime’s worth of assets and how to successfully…

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Safe holiday travel tips from the road to the air

December 21, 2021
safe holiday travel tips

Whether you’re traveling by car or through the air, here are some key safe holiday travel tips from Dishowitz Law to help keep you and your family safe.  Let’s face it—with the arrival of the Omicron variant of COVID-19, holiday travel in a pandemic will usher in its own set of challenges that all holiday…

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A landlord and tenant attorney talks COVID

November 23, 2021
Landlord and tenant attorney book

According to the US Census Bureau, landlords file approximately 3.7 million eviction cases in a typical year—however, with COVID-19 in full force, the past year has been anything but typical. That’s why it’s so important to know the guidelines that landlords and tenants must follow during the pandemic so that the law is satisfied. Listen…

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Probate 101: All About Will and Probate Laws

October 18, 2021

“There is nothing like the death of a moneyed member of the family to show persons as they really are, virtuous or conniving, generous or grasping. “Many a family has been torn apart by a botched-up will. “Each case is a drama in human relationships — and the lawyer, as counselor, draftsman, or advocate, is…

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Back to school estate planning 101

September 15, 2021
Back to school estate planning 101

As the kids prepare to go back to school, the adults should prepare to see an estate planning attorney to discuss estate planning strategies. And our Back to School Estate Planning 101 guide is ready to help guide you. Back to school estate planning 101: Everything you need to know Consider this. According to the…

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8 Items Every Remodeling Contract Must Have

July 14, 2021
8 Items Every Remodeling Contract Must Have

With millions of Americans continuing to work from home and with home sales at an all-time high, many have begun considering home remodels or additional construction projects around the house. However, remodels rarely go as planned, with many consumers facing issues with contractors throughout a project. From uncompleted work to work done incorrectly, many issues…

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What is Probate Court & When Is it Required?

June 16, 2021
What is Probate Court & When Is it Required?

Dealing with the death of a family member or friend can be difficult to handle. Unfortunately, it can become even more unpleasant if you need to take part in the probate process. In many instances, the last will and testament will need to be managed and allocated by the judicial system. Here, we discuss what…

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What is a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

May 14, 2021
What is a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

If a person dies due to the misconduct or negligence of another person or entity, the survivors may be able to file a wrongful death lawsuit. Although the accused may face criminal prosecution, a wrongful death lawsuit is a type of civil action that is separate from a criminal case, such as one for manslaughter…

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Five Reasons To Hire an Estate Litigation Attorney

April 19, 2021
Five Reasons to Hire an Estate Litigation Attorney

After the death of a loved one, a lawsuit will be the last thing you want to take part in. You’ll be surprised how common estate litigation is. Whenever a party of the deceased believes the final wishes in the will or trust weren’t accurately reflected, estate litigation is needed. Estate litigation is legal action…

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