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The Probate Process from Start to Finish

July 29, 2014
National Business Institute

Estate planning attorney Frank Baldino and probate litigator Mike Goecke spoke on "The Probate Process from Start to Finish." The seminar, sponsored by the National Business Institute, addressed:

  • Taking the First Step: Filing an Estate in Probate Court
  • Understanding the Role of the Personal Representative in Probate
  • Managing the Inventory
  • Administering the Estate Effectively
  • Maintaining an Ethical Balance in Probate Practice
  • Determining if Spouse's Elective Share is a Reasonable Option
  • Uncovering the Laws of Intestacy and How They May Apply
  • Litigating the Case in Probate Court
  • Putting the Case to Rest: Closing the Estate

Frank Baldino is an estate planning and probate attorney at Lerch Early. His focus is on protecting the assets of high net worth individuals to minimize federal and state tax liability. Mike Goecke is a litigator, also at Lerch Early, who is experienced in challenging (or defending) wills and trusts in probate court.

Frank S. Baldino
Michael J. Goecke

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