Hronek Law, LLC represents clients with regards to residential landlord-tenant matters and residential For Sale By Owner transactions.
In the event a person cannot handle their own financial and/or medical affairs, then a Guardianship may need to be ordered by the Probate Court. If this is the case, the Probate Court appoints another person, often a family member, to be the Guardian and the Court oversees the Guardian’s action. The Guardianship process is labor intensive, expensive and potentially endlessly frustrating. If it can be avoided, it should.
The Probate process is shrouded in myth, mystery and misinformation. The “probate” process refers to when the local Probate Court must intervene in a living or deceased person’s medical and/or financial affairs. The Probate process does not necessarily need to be lengthy, cumbersome or expense – however it often can be. If steps can be taken to avoid the Probate process, while at the same time protecting your best interests, then this should be done.
A trust is a type of estate planning document and is an alternate way to hold your property. Trusts essentially allow you to control how your beneficiary uses your assets beyond your death. They are very flexible and present a good option to many individuals, couples and families.
Having an “estate plan” means two things: (1) that you have a series of legally enforceable documents that handle your affairs if you are disabled and (2) that you have a legally enforceable plan to transfer your assets to whom you would like and how you would like them transferred upon your death.
Domestic Relations law, also called Family Law, deals with the termination of marriage and the support of the spouse and minor children.