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Collateral Attack of a Probate Court Action in a Civil Lawsuit

Posted on : September 12, 2016, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
Collateral Attack of a Probate Court Action in a Civil Lawsuit

Collateral Attack of a Probate Court Action in a Civil Lawsuit Under Arizona law, a party cannot attack a ruling made in one case by motion in a different forum. For example, a party cannot attack in a separate personal injury case a probate registrar’s appointment of a special administrator. In the case of Duncan v. […]

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Nontestamentary Dispositions of Assets in an Arizona Probate

Posted on : August 10, 2016, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
Nontestamentary Dispositions of Assets in an Arizona Probate

Nontestamentary Disposition of Assets in an Arizona Probate In Arizona, a surviving spouse is entitled to a statutory allowance from the other spouse’s estate. Sometimes the estate doesn’t have enough assets to pay that allowance. Arizona law gave the probate court authority to take the decedent’s life insurance policy proceeds to pay that allowance. This […]

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