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Find out what constitutes a "small estate" in different states.
Determine which assets count toward the asset limit.
Get guidance for handling real property in small estate administration.
Discover when affidavit procedures are not the best option and why.
What Qualifies as a Small Estate: Estate Value Limits, What Property Counts Toward the Limit, State Laws
Transfer Affidavit Procedures
Real Property in Small Estates
Income Tax Issues
Common Mistakes to Avoid
When and Why NOT to Use Small Estate Affidavit Procedure
K. Kirk Nystrom is the principal of Nystrom Law Office in Topeka, Kansas. He primarily assists clients with wills, powers of attorney, living wills, trusts, probate, and estate planning. Mr. Nystrom lectures for various professional groups. He is a member of the Kansas Bar Association, Probate Section; the Topeka Bar Association; and the Topeka Probate Bar. Mr. Nystrom earned his B.B.A. degree from Washburn University, his J.D. degree from Washburn University School of Law, and his LL.M. degree from the University of Missouri at Kansas City.
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