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Learn About Your Ancestors Through Public Records

Where did you get those long legs, that big nose, or that insatiable desire to conquer the world? Often the key to finding those answers lies with our ancestors. As the old saying suggests – you need to know where you came from to know where you ‘re going €œ knowing our roots can help us understand ourselves and even prepare for the future.

One of the best ways to find information about your ancestors is through genealogy research. Genealogy research is way to learn about your ancestors and the history of your family by researching certain types of records. … Read More

Probate: What is it, Where Does it Happen?

Probate is a legal process involving the property of someone who has died. The probate process determines who will inherit the decedents property and it occurs whether a person dies with a will (testate) or without a will (intestate). Probate is necessary even with the existence of a will because a court needs to confirm that the will is legally valid before any property is transferred. Generally, one person is appointed to manage the probate process. If the person was named in the decedent’s will, they are called an executor or executrix. If there was no will, than the individual … Read More