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When there's not a will, there's still a way

Posted by OMCF Law on Jul 6, 2017 4:42:06 PM

Losing a loved one is never easy, and it can be even more overwhelming when that loved one fails to leave a will behind. When there is no will to name a personal representative or beneficiaries, it can be difficult for a family to know where to begin when it comes to handling the decedent’s property. However, when there’s not a will, there’s still a way!

Below, we will briefly discuss what typically happens when a person, known as the decedent, dies without a will; how intestate succession laws work; and how to get started if you have a relative who passes away without a will.

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Topics: Estate Planning, Probate

A guide to business immigration terms

Posted by OMCF Law on Jun 2, 2017 11:20:49 AM

Whether you’re currently conducting international business or looking to start or invest in a business in the United States, it’s beneficial to understand immigration and business terms commonly used in the business immigration application process. Being familiar with the legal jargon helps you to communicate clearly with other individuals involved in the process including business brokers, sellers, and your immigration attorney. If you’re looking to do business in the U.S. for the first time, here’s a list of terms you are likely to hear during the business set-up and application process. United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the government agency that oversees immigration to the United States, maintains a useful list of immigration terms on its website which you can visit here!

 

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Topics: Business Immigration