Category Archives: Process

The Basics of the District of Columbia Probate Administration…Part V: Notice to Creditors, Verification and the First Ninety Days

This is the fifth in a series of posts on the basics of D.C. probate administration. You can read previous posts in this series including Part I: high-level differences between Virginia and D.C. estate administrations (here), Part II: qualifying to … Continue reading

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The Basics of the District of Columbia Probate Administration…Part III: Opening the Estate

This is the third in a series of posts on the basics of D.C. probate administration. You can read previous posts in this series including Part I: high-level differences between Virginia and D.C. estate administrations (here), Part II: qualifying to … Continue reading

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The Basics of the District of Columbia Probate Administration…Part II: Qualifications of the Personal Representative

This is a second of series of posts on the basics of D.C. probate administration. You can read the first post on the high-level differences between Virginia and D.C. estate administrations and what type of assets are controlled by a … Continue reading

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The Basics of the Virginia Probate Administration…Part IV: the Initial Process

This is part IV of my series on the Virginia Probate Administration process.  Part IV discusses the initial phases of probate immediately after the personal representative has qualified.  This stage is about getting the proverbial ducks in row by informing … Continue reading

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The Basics of the Virginia Probate Administration…Part II: the Personal Representative

My last post was the start of a series of posts on the basics of administering a Virginia estate in probate.  This is part II.  I will be focusing on the personal representative including a definition, requirements needed to qualify … Continue reading

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