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How To Proceed When A Loved One Dies:

PROBATE - Decedent Left a Will (and estate assets of more than $30,000.00)

ADMINISTRATION - Decedent did NOT leave a Will (and estate assets of more than $30,000.00)

SMALL ESTATE - personal property only estate assets of less than $30,000

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How To Proceed When A Loved One Needs A Guardian:

ARTICLE 17 GUARDIANSHIP - Child under the age of 18 and receiving over $10,000

ARTICLE 17-A GUARDIANSHIP - Intellectually\Developmentally Disabled

ARTICLE 81 GUARDIANSHIP - Incapacitated Adult

 

 

6th Judicial District