The federal and state governments have laws regarding estate planning and probate, which usually include provisions for the creation of trusts, legal requirements of wills, the probate process and those related to such. This section covers the laws regarding estate, living wills, probate, and estate and gift taxes.
Learn About Estate Laws
- State Laws: Estates & Probate : Different states may have different laws that govern estate planning and probate procedures. You may find here the requirements of the specific states regarding intestate succession, the creation and distribution of trusts, probate procedures, and other important information.
- State Laws: Living Wills : Know about your state’s laws regarding living wills in this section.
- State Laws: Estate Taxes : Find information on your state’s laws regarding estate taxes, and whether they apply to your specific case.
- Federal Estate and Gift Tax Laws : Know about the federal laws regarding estate and gift taxes.