Category Archives: Probate

The Basics of D.C. Estate Administration Part X: Foreign Estate Proceedings or Ancillary Probate Administration

This is my tenth post on my continuing series on the Washington, D.C. Probate Administration concerning ancillary probate and foreign estate proceedings.  You can read previous posts in this series including Part I: high-level differences between Virginia and D.C. estate … Continue reading

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The Basics of D.C. Estate Administration…Part IX – Creditors Claims

This is the ninth in a series of posts on the basics of D.C. probate administration and will describe how creditor claims are handled by the personal representative. You can read previous posts in this series including Part I: high-level … Continue reading

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The Basics of D.C. Estate Administration…Part VIII – Priority of Claims

This is the eighth in a series of posts on the basics of D.C. probate administration and will describe the priority a personal representative will pay off the debts of the estate. You can read previous posts in this series … Continue reading

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The Basics of D.C. Probate Administration…Part VI: the Inventory

This is the sixth 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 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 IV: Abbreviated v. Standard Probate and Unsupervised v. Supervised. Hunh?

This is the fourth 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 District of Columbia Probate Administration…Part I

Seems like only yesterday, but way back in September of 2010, I wrote a series of posts on   the Virginia probate administration process. If you missed it, you can click here and work your way through the ten part … Continue reading

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