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Ancillary Probate in Florida

This Practical Law Guide identifies and discusses the key laws and procedures regarding Florida ancillary probate proceedings, including, but not limited to, determining when a Florida ancillary probate proceeding is necessary or permissible, preliminary requirements for initiating an ancillary probate proceeding, appointment of a personal representative to maintain an ancillary probate proceeding in Florida, etc.

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Wills: Connecticut

This Practical Law Guide addresses Connecticut state laws and customs that impact wills, including the key statues and rules related to wills, the rules of intestacy, the requirements for creating a valid will, common will provisions, information concerning fiduciaries, and information regarding making changes to wills after execution, special circumstances regarding gifts made under a will or gift recipients, and lost wills.

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Signature Pages for Will and Self-Proving Affidavit (CT)

This Practical Law Guide provides signature pages that comply with the execution requirements for Connecticut wills, including an attestation clause, signature lines for the testator and witnesses, and a self-proving affidavit.

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Living Will and Appointment of Health Care Representative (CT)

This Practical Law Guide discusses a living will and appointment of health care representative that allows an individual residing in Connecticut to express personal health care instructions regarding life-sustaining treatments and end-of-life care, and to authorize an agent (health care representative), to make health care decisions on the individual's behalf.

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Advance Health Care Directive (CT)

This Practical Law Guide addresses an advance health care directive that allows an individual residing in Connecticut to express personal health care instructions regarding life-sustaining treatments and end-of-life care, to authorize an agent (Health Care Representative) to make health care decisions on the individual's behalf, appoint a conservator of the person in case of incapacity, and make an anatomical gift.

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Power of Attorney (CT)

This Practical Law Guide addresses the development of a power of attorney used by an individual residing in Connecticut to authorize a third party to manage the individual's property and financial matters.

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Estate Tax: Connecticut

This Practical Law Guide addresses whether a jurisdiction has any estate tax or other similar taxes imposed at death and, for jurisdictions currently imposing a state estate tax, includes an overview of the state estate tax system, the basic exemption amount, the calculation of the gross estate, available deductions, calculating the state estate tax, filing the state estate tax return, and paying the state estate tax.

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Probate: Connecticut

This Practical Law Guide addresses state laws and customs that impact the process of an estate proceeding, including the key statutes and rules related to estate proceedings, the different types of estate proceedings available in Connecticut, and the processes for opening an estate, appointing an estate fiduciary, administering the estate, handling creditor claims, and closing the estate.

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Revocable Trusts: Connecticut

This Practical Law Guide addresses state laws and customs that impact revocable trusts, including the key statutes and rules related to revocable trusts, requirements for creating a valid revocable trust agreement, common revocable trust provisions, information concerning trustees, information on making changes to revocable trust agreements after execution, and Connecticut's treatment of certain special circumstances for gifts made under a revocable trust agreement and gift recipients.

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Ancillary Estate Proceedings in Connecticut

This Practical Law Guide identifies key issues, laws, and procedures relating to ancillary estate proceedings, including why and when ancillary estate proceedings are necessary or permissible, where ancillary estate proceedings may be commenced, the procedure for filing and conducting an ancillary estate proceeding, who may be appointed as ancillary fiduciary, and the applicability of the Connecticut estate tax to ancillary estate proceedings.

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Probate: Florida

This Practical Law Guide addresses Florida state laws and customs that impact the process of an estate proceeding, including the key statutes and rules related to estate proceedings, the different types of estate proceedings available in Florida, and the processes for opening an estate, appointment an estate fiduciary, administering the estate, handling creditor claims, and closing the estate.

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LexisNexis Practice Guide: Connecticut Contract Litigation

Connecticut Contract Litigation is a practice-oriented resource that has streamlined chapter organization with cross-references to relevant content, practice tips icons classified by type, and the essential forms for the Connecticut commercial litigation attorney. 

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