Law Guide

The Law Guide contains articles written by attorneys that answer many popular legal questions concerning over 100 legal topics using language that is easy to understand. Articles described as a "FAQ" contain answers to Frequently Asked Questions about the law. Select a legal category below or use the search button in our navigation to find the law article that is of interest to you.


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Information about how the probate court divides your property if you don't have a will. Asset distribution laws, surviving spouse, children and heirs, parents and lineage.
Information about how a probate court determines how your estate will be distributed if you die without a will - intestacy laws & probate court proceedings.
A list of requirements and instructions on how to create a legal will. How many witnesses you need and who can be used, formalities, authentication and more.
How to make legal changes to your will without having to rewrite the entire will again - how to create a "codicil" to your will, instruction and information.
All you need to know about witness requirements for a valid will. Who and how many witnesses do I need? Must they see me sign my will? Answers to these questions and more.
A fundamental guide to understanding wills, requirements to make them, change them, appoint guardians, contest a will and probate court proceedings.