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Missouri Probate Law – the Statutes

Want to see the actual Missouri Probate Statutes?  Insofar as decedents’ estates are concerned,  it is contained in three Chapters of the Missouri Revised Statutes:

Chapter 472 – General Provisions

Chapter 473 – Administration of Decedent’s Estates

Chapter 474 – Intestate Succession and Wills

Of course there are hundreds, if not thousands of Missouri Cases that have interpreted these Statutes.

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Missouri Probate of Older Estates

From time to time we are contacted by someone dealing with some sort of money, real estate, bank account, or other property that should have been probated, but for whatever reason was overlooked.  This could be because the asset was recently discovered, or perhaps real estate was not titled as was believed, or simple procrastination.… Continue Reading

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One Response to Missouri Probate Administration with non-Missouri Real Estate

  1. Probate proceedings in Utah are relatively simple. An attorney evaluates whether probate is necessary in the estate settlement process. This is true if a decedent died owning real property in his own name. The lawyer files an informal probate to appoint a personal representative to handle estate settlement matters. Our firm can help a client navigate the estate settlement process of a loved one.

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Missouri Healthnet (Medicaid) Estate Recovery and Beneficiary Deeds

We are increasingly seeing a situation that generally follows this pattern: 1.  After Dad dies, Mom creates a beneficiary deed transferring her home to her children equally on her death.  Let’s say this happened in 2003. 2.  In September, 2009, Mom goes into the nursing home and immediately qualified for Medicaid coverage (technically “HealthNet” in… Continue Reading

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