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Matthew Sean Brick Lawyer

Matthew Sean Brick

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Employment and Business for Employers

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Joseph G. Bertroche, Jr. Lawyer

Joseph G. Bertroche, Jr.

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Divorce & Family Law, Estate Planning, Wills & Probate, Collaborative Law

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Frank A. Comito

Criminal, Estate Planning, Family Law, Insurance, Litigation
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Frederick B. Anderson

Business, Personal Injury, Estate, Lawsuit & Dispute, Employment
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Robert E. Tucker

Class Action, Pharmaceutical Product, Wills & Probate, Medical Malpractice
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Joseph F. Wallace

Wills & Probate, Wills, Trusts, Landlord-Tenant
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Heather Wood

Criminal, Estate Planning, Family Law, Personal Injury
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Michael Darrell Maynes

Traffic, Wills & Probate, Estate, Bankruptcy, Animal Bite
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Jerrold B. Oliver

Elder Law, Gift Taxation, Commercial Real Estate, Wills
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Mark Louis Smith

Administrative Law, Litigation, Estate Planning, Tax, Corporate
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LEGAL TERMS

BYPASS TRUST

A trust designed to lessen a family's overall estate tax liability. An AB trust is the most popular kind of bypass trust.

BENEFICIARY

A person or organization legally entitled to receive benefits through a legal device, such as a will, trust or life insurance policy.

RESIDUARY ESTATE

The property that remains in a deceased person's estate after all specific gifts are made, and all debts, taxes, administrative fees, probate costs, and court c... (more...)
The property that remains in a deceased person's estate after all specific gifts are made, and all debts, taxes, administrative fees, probate costs, and court costs are paid. The residuary estate also includes any gifts under a will that fail or lapse. For example, Connie's will leaves her house and all its furnishings to Andrew, her VW bug to her friend Carl, and the remainder of her property (the residuary estate) to her sister Sara. She doesn't name any alternate beneficiaries. Carl dies before Connie. The VW bug becomes part of the residuary estate and passes to Sara, along with all of Connie's property other than the house and furnishings. Also called the residual estate or residue.

HEIR APPARENT

One who expects to be receive property from the estate of a family member, as long as she outlives that person.

CURATOR

See conservator.

TRUSTEE

The person who manages assets owned by a trust under the terms of the trust document. A trustee's purpose is to safeguard the trust and distribute trust income ... (more...)
The person who manages assets owned by a trust under the terms of the trust document. A trustee's purpose is to safeguard the trust and distribute trust income or principal as directed in the trust document. With a simple probate-avoidance living trust, the person who creates the trust is also the trustee.

ADMINISTRATION (OF AN ESTATE)

The court-supervised distribution of the probate estate of a deceased person. If there is a will that names an executor, that person manages the distribution. I... (more...)
The court-supervised distribution of the probate estate of a deceased person. If there is a will that names an executor, that person manages the distribution. If not, the court appoints someone, who is generally known as the administrator. In some states, the person is called the 'personal representative' in either instance.

CHARITABLE TRUST

Any trust designed to make a substantial gift to a charity and also achieve income and estate tax savings for the person who creates the trust (the grantor).

INTESTATE

The condition of dying without a valid will. The probate court appoints an administrator to distribute the deceased person's property according to state law.