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Section Newsletter Articles on Probate

Become more efficient by using a probate checklist By Colleen L. Sahlas Trusts and Estates, September 2015 This checklist is designed specifically for uncontested, testate estates in Independent Administration in Cook County, Illinois. With a little tweaking, it can also be used for other counties in Illinois.
Real estate in Israel—Prepare for probate By Deborah Opolion-Elovic International and Immigration Law, January 2014 A look at the Israeli laws and procedures relating to a U.S. citizen who dies leaving real estate in Israel, and practical advice to those who currently hold real estate in Israel to ease the property's future transfer.
Real estate in Israel—Prepare for probate By Deborah Opolion-Elovic Trusts and Estates, November 2013 A look at the Israeli laws and procedures relating to a U.S. citizen who dies leaving real estate in Israel, and practical advice to those who currently hold real estate in Israel to ease the property's future transfer.
Potential speed bumps on Probate Avenue By Rex L. Brown Elder Law, December 2007 In the practice of law, unanticipated situations occasionally arise.
Probate Update: Recent case decisions By James F. Dunneback General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, October 2006 In Lurie v. Commissioner, 425 F.3d 1021, the decedent had established a complex estate plan intending for his extensive estate of about $130,000,000 to pass to his wife and children.