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Old April 28, 2011, 11:59 PM   #12
Will Beararms
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Join Date: October 12, 1999
Location: North Texas
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I am no attorney but I have been there and done that with estates.

#1 Find a lawyer you can trust and pay the money to get it done right.

#2 Any lawyer who advises his client against probating a will cannot be trusted.

#3 ALWAYS probate a will. If you do not, things that seem simple now can come back and bite you or your heirs and make their life miserable.

#4 DO NOT use a small town lawyer or banker. Being a small town lawyer or banker means there will be a conflict of interest. They are in a tough spot. Hire a lawyer from a major city in the state you are in.

#5 Find a Lawyer with in depth experience in the exact type of trust you want. Get references.
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