Month: October 2017

Is Probate Required When Property is Jointly Owned?

Certain jointly held properties will need to go through probate, while others can avoid it. Jointly owned property is a type of property owned by two or more individuals. Since there are several types of jointly owned properties and their characteristics determine whether or not they must go through probate, it’s important to understand their differences.

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How Bankruptcy Impacts Liability on a Civil Judgement

Bankruptcy could be a way to avoid liability in a civil judgment. However, this will depend on whether or not the underlying debt is dischargeable. While there isn’t a guarantee that you can get rid of the debt via a bankruptcy, individuals may be able to avoid the lien in some cases.

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