How to probate an estate and handle post-mortem matters

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Published by WSBA in [Seattle, Wash.] .

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  • Probate law and practice -- Washington (State),
  • Executors and administrators -- Washington (State),
  • Decedents" estates -- Taxation -- United States.,
  • Guardian and ward -- Washington (State)

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Includes bibliographies.

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Statementprogram co-chairs, Gerald B. Treacy, Jr., Darla Copeland Grose ; faculty, Frederic T. Kutscher ... [et al.] ; sponsored by the Washington State Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Committee and Young Lawyers Division.
ContributionsTreacy, Gerald B., Grose, Darla Copeland., Kutscher, Frederic T., Washington State Bar Association. Young Lawyers Division., Washington State Bar Association. Continuing Legal Education Committee.
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Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
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Open LibraryOL17732840M

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