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Xiuzhen Weng 黄府翁秀珍夫人
B: 1935-08-26
D: 2018-01-15
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Weng 黄府翁秀珍夫人, Xiuzhen
Huong Hoong 黃府项裁香夫人
B: 1961-06-01
D: 2018-01-14
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Hoong 黃府项裁香夫人, Huong
Wing Wong黄永新先生
B: 1939-11-23
D: 2018-01-12
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Wong黄永新先生, Wing
Jing Ling 凌景明先生
B: 1996-04-16
D: 2017-12-31
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Ling 凌景明先生, Jing
Dongfu Chen 陈东福先生
B: 1952-10-25
D: 2017-12-30
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Chen 陈东福先生, Dongfu
Bo Zhou 周柏官先生
B: 1940-05-20
D: 2017-12-29
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Zhou 周柏官先生, Bo
Te Au 區濟先生
B: 1937-05-29
D: 2017-12-28
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Au 區濟先生, Te
Weitian Lin 林伟天先生
B: 1970-09-22
D: 2017-12-24
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Lin 林伟天先生, Weitian
Trần Kiệt 陳振傑先生
B: 1970-10-10
D: 2017-12-23
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Kiệt 陳振傑先生, Trần
Ti Todieu蘇府姚七姐夫人
B: 1940-03-10
D: 2017-12-13
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Todieu蘇府姚七姐夫人, Ti
Annie Nguyễn阮府蔡友菁夫人
B: 1947-09-20
D: 2017-12-07
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Nguyễn阮府蔡友菁夫人, Annie
Thoai Tran陳府連瑞鑾夫人
B: 1933-11-24
D: 2017-12-05
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Tran陳府連瑞鑾夫人, Thoai
Chung Chan 伍府陳春芳夫人
B: 1922-10-03
D: 2017-11-27
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Chan 伍府陳春芳夫人, Chung
An Chau 周兆昌先生
B: 1927-06-06
D: 2017-11-25
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Chau 周兆昌先生, An
LE ZHONG 鍾關樂先生
B: 1937-08-08
D: 2017-11-18
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ZHONG 鍾關樂先生, LE
Shien Shen邝府冼靜贤夫人
B: 1939-07-19
D: 2017-11-14
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Shen邝府冼靜贤夫人, Shien
Phuong Chung 李府鍾翠芳夫人
B: 1932-05-15
D: 2017-11-10
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Chung 李府鍾翠芳夫人, Phuong
Chi Mai 麥熾松先生
B: 1938-09-09
D: 2017-10-30
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Mai 麥熾松先生, Chi
Ling Huang黄灵洽先生
B: 1950-06-10
D: 2017-10-30
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Huang黄灵洽先生, Ling
Rosalind Ting MD 丁亦鸣 醫生-教授
B: 1920-04-18
D: 2017-10-27
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Ting MD 丁亦鸣 醫生-教授, Rosalind
Yong Zheng 鄭永泉先生
B: 1955-05-08
D: 2017-10-19
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Zheng 鄭永泉先生, Yong

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Estate Settlement

Sometimes estate settlement is one of the hardest aspects of dealing with the death of a family member. This doesn't have to be the case if proper preparation of all estate documents took place prior to the death. If you have the services of an experienced estate lawyer at your disposal, there can be even less worry and strife.

What is Probate?

Probate: the official proving of a will. The probate process is intended to establish the legal validity of a will but it involves so much more than merely confirming that the signed, witnessed, and registered copy of a will is authentic.

The Probate Process

In addition to proving in a court of law that the deceased individual's will is valid, probate also declares the probate process also involves:

  • identifying and inventorying the deceased's personal and real property
  • having the property appraised
  • paying debts and taxes
  • distributing the remaining property as the will (or if there is no will, then state law) directs

What Happens When There is No Will

When someone dies without leaving a dated, signed and properly witnessed will, the court decides who should receive the deceased's assets. It won't matter what your familial relationships were really like; the state will award property and cash to the survivors based solely on their legal relationship to the deceased. This is called dying 'intestate'. Generally only spouses, common-law spouses, and blood relatives inherit under intestate succession laws. 

All this can be avoided, if you take care of things ahead of time. When you leave documents that clearly state who you wish to get your property and cash after you die, you better support your survivors in coming to terms with your death without leaving them with a lot of unnecessary distress.

Hiring an Attorney

Losing a loved one can be an overwhelming experience and when you add in estate settlement issues, the months following the death can be much more than we bargained for. That's when it might be advantageous to hire an attorney.

When faced with this situation, it's best to turn to the experts in estate settlement.