After I pass away, will there be a formal reading of my will? In Arizona, the answer is no, there will not be a formal reading of your will. In most cases, a will is admitted to probate through what’s called an informal probate proceeding. The will is submitted to the clerk of the court […]
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Here are some frequently asked questions (FAQs) about wills. The rules discussed below are specific to Arizona, but most states probably have similar rules. •Why is it important to preserve an original will? Putting aside for the moment the possibility of an electronic will (discussed in my November 2019, Report) the answer to question of why […]
Why is it so important to preserve an original will? The answer to that question is right in the Arizona probate code: If an original will that was last seen in the possession of the testator cannot be found after the testator’s death, the testator is presumed to have destroyed the will with the intention […]
REAL ESTATE LAW UPDATE: February 2015
Commentary on Changes in Home Mortgages- What’s the Idea Here?
I have not been paying a whole lot of attention to the home mortgage situation, but I did notice some interesting news not too long ago. The Wall Street Journal reported, on October 22, 2014, that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the federal agencies that provide financial backing for home mortgages, will lower the down […]