Posts Tagged ‘Procedures’

Missouri Probate – Consents and Waivers

Many probate administrations in Missouri involve families who generally get along, and are in agreement as to the settling of their loved one’s estate.  When this is the case the administration of the estate in many aspects can be expedited and costs reduced by the use of documents generally called a Consent or Waiver, depending…

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What is a Statement of Account in a Missouri Probate Matter?

A Statement of Account is the Final Accounting submitted in an Independently Administered Missouri Probate Estate.  it contains Four sections.  The first simply summarizes the initial Inventory filed in the case – in other words, what the decedent left to be administered.  The second section is the “Settlement” – a detailing of all the financial…

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Spouses Refusals in Missouri Probate Court

A Missouri Spouse’s Refusal is a procedure whereby a surviving spouse may claim certain assets in a decedent’s name without the need for a full Probate Proceeding.  The surviving spouse may claim what is known as the One Year Support Allowance, and certain Exempt Property.  The One Year Support Allowance is not clearly defined, but…

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Missouri Creditors Refusals in Probate Court

A Missouri Creditor’s Refusal is a procedure that may be used where there is less than $15,000 in assets titled in the name of the decedent, and a creditor can prove that money is owed to them, but that no one has yet opened any sort of estate to claim the money or other assets.…

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