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What is a Surrogate?

December 28th, 2011 · No Comments

All state court systems have procedures for handling wills and other estate matters, including estate administration, guardianships, conservatorships, and trusts. When someone dies with a will, the will must be proved to be valid, and the instructions in the will carried out. This process is called probate, so most courts that handle estate matters have […]

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The Limits of Expungement

August 3rd, 2011 · No Comments

In the American legal system, “expungement“ of criminal records generally refers to the process by which the subject of a previous arrest or conviction seeks to have their criminal record either sealed or destroyed, thereby making it generally unavailable for public perusal.  An arrest or conviction on record can make it difficult to obtain housing, employment […]

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Contacting Local Courts

July 13th, 2011 · No Comments

Most citizens’ encounters with the legal system take place at the local level, often as a result of a traffic ticket. If you don’t live in the area and don’t know where to find the courthouse or court clerk’s office, how do you find it? What if the information was on that traffic ticket that […]

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