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David C. Frangos Lawyer

David C. Frangos

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Accident & Injury, Divorce & Family Law, Criminal, Estate, Military

When you become my client, you will get the personalized legal help you need and deserve. I will focus on your issues, listen to your concerns, and wi... (more)

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Charlie  Ward Lawyer

Charlie Ward

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Personal Injury, Car Accident, Wrongful Death, Accident & Injury, Estate Planning
Personal Injury Lawyers in Indianapolis, Indiana

The partnership between father and son personal injury lawyers, Don and Charlie Ward, was formed under the name of Ward & Ward Law Firm. Every Ward & ... (more)

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800-971-6751

Eric Collins Redman Lawyer

Eric Collins Redman

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Family Law, Pharmaceutical Product, Medical Malpractice, Banking & Finance, Wills & Probate

Rick Redman represents clients at the state, federal and appellate court level. He focuses his practice on the following areas of law:Corporate Law an... (more)

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800-770-3841

Donald Wayne Mcinnes Lawyer

Donald Wayne Mcinnes

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Divorce & Family Law, Collection, Estate, Real Estate, Personal Injury

Don has been exclusively practicing community association law across Indiana for almost a decade. He is a member of Community Associations Institute ... (more)

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800-903-8920

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Charles Stamphly Roach Lawyer

Charles Stamphly Roach

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Accident & Injury, Bankruptcy & Debt, Business, Estate, Real Estate

Roach Law understands the life-changing effect any injury can have both physically and emotionally not only on yourself but your family and most likel... (more)

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800-511-8541

Jeffrey  Hartling Lawyer

Jeffrey Hartling

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Bankruptcy & Debt, Bankruptcy, Collection, Wills & Probate, Veterans' Affairs

Hartling Law is the solo practice of D. Jeffrey Hartling. My practice is limited to Bankruptcy, Probate & Estate issues, and Veteran Law.

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800-906-9520

Angela  Swenson Lawyer

Angela Swenson

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Divorce & Family Law, Family Law, Accident & Injury, Divorce, Wills & Probate

At Swenson & Associates, we strive to provide you with the excellent legal representation that you need. We are available to hear your concerns and qu... (more)

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800-950-8751

Eugene Gregory Mogilevsky Lawyer

Eugene Gregory Mogilevsky

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Divorce & Family Law, Immigration, Bankruptcy & Debt, Real Estate, Estate
​Welcome to the Law Offices of Eugene Mogilevsky!

Eugene Mogilevsky received his Juris Doctorate from Indiana University School of Law at Indianapolis in 2006. He graduated from Indiana University Pur... (more)

Nicholas Edwards Plopper Lawyer

Nicholas Edwards Plopper

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Estate, Real Estate

Nicholas Plopper completed his undergraduate studies from Indiana University in 1999 where he earned a B.A. in Telecommunications. He was awarded his ... (more)

David  Henn Lawyer

David Henn

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Accident & Injury, Employment, Divorce & Family Law, Criminal, Estate
Knowledge. Experience. Integrity.

David M. Henn was born in Indianapolis, Indiana. Mr. Henn was admitted to the bar in 1994 in Indiana , and also is admitted to practice before the Uni... (more)

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LEGAL TERMS

MINERAL RIGHTS

An ownership interest in the minerals contained in a particular parcel of land, with or without ownership of the surface of the land. The owner of mineral right... (more...)
An ownership interest in the minerals contained in a particular parcel of land, with or without ownership of the surface of the land. The owner of mineral rights is usually entitled to either take the minerals from the land himself or receive a royalty from the party that actually extracts the minerals.

EXEMPTION TRUST

A bypass trust funded with an amount no larger than the personal federal estate tax exemption in the year of death. If the trust grantor leaves property worth m... (more...)
A bypass trust funded with an amount no larger than the personal federal estate tax exemption in the year of death. If the trust grantor leaves property worth more than that amount, it usually goes to the surviving spouse. The trust property passes free from estate tax because of the personal exemption, and the rest is shielded from tax under the surviving spouse's marital deduction.

ABATEMENT

A reduction. After a death, abatement occurs if the deceased person didn't leave enough property to fulfill all the bequests made in the will and meet other exp... (more...)
A reduction. After a death, abatement occurs if the deceased person didn't leave enough property to fulfill all the bequests made in the will and meet other expenses. Gifts left in the will are cut back in order to pay taxes, satisfy debts or take care of other gifts that are given priority under law or by the will itself.

CERTIFIED COPY

A copy of a document issued by a court or government agency guaranteed to be a true and exact copy of the original. Many agencies and institutions require certi... (more...)
A copy of a document issued by a court or government agency guaranteed to be a true and exact copy of the original. Many agencies and institutions require certified copies of legal documents before permitting certain transactions. For example, a certified copy of a death certificate is required before a bank will release the funds in a deceased person's payable-on-death account to the person who has inherited them.

UNIFORM TRANSFER-ON-DEATH SECURITY ACT

A statute that allows people to name a beneficiary to inherit stocks or bonds without probate. The owner of the securities can register them with a broker using... (more...)
A statute that allows people to name a beneficiary to inherit stocks or bonds without probate. The owner of the securities can register them with a broker using a simple form that names a person to receive the property after the owner's death. Every state but Texas has adopted the statute.

EXECUTOR

The person named in a will to handle the property of someone who has died. The executor collects the property, pays debts and taxes, and then distributes what's... (more...)
The person named in a will to handle the property of someone who has died. The executor collects the property, pays debts and taxes, and then distributes what's left, as specified in the will. The executor also handles any probate court proceedings and notifies people and organizations of the death. Also called personal representatives.

TESTAMENTARY TRUST

A trust created by a will, effective only upon the death of the willmaker.

CONTINGENT BENEFICIARY

1) An alternate beneficiary named in a will, trust or other document. 2) Any person entitled to property under a will if one or more prior conditions are satisf... (more...)
1) An alternate beneficiary named in a will, trust or other document. 2) Any person entitled to property under a will if one or more prior conditions are satisfied. For example, if Fred is entitled to take property under a will only if he's married at the time of the will maker's death, Fred is a contingent beneficiary. Similarly, if Ellen is named to receive a house only in the event her mother, who has been named to live in the house, moves out of it, Ellen is a contingent beneficiary.

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.