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DC Court of Appeals Recognizes “Equitable Adoption”. Washington DC Legal Article Featured Image by Antonoplos & Associates
DC Court of Appeals Recognizes “Equitable Adoption”. April 4, 2019

On January 31, 2019, the District of Columbia joined the majority of states which recognize the doctrine of equitable adoption. The doctrine of equitable adoption acknowledges a parent-child relationship in the absence of formal adoption or blood relation.

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A Brief History Of Partition Actions Washington DC Legal Article Featured Image by Antonoplos & Associates
A Brief History Of Partition Actions February 2, 2019

Dividing Property in the District of Columbia – A Brief History of Partition Actions. How to divide property when it is owned by more than one person.

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WHAT DOES A DC PROBATE ATTORNEY DO? Washington DC Legal Article Featured Image by Antonoplos & Associates
WHAT DOES A DC PROBATE ATTORNEY DO? December 27, 2018

A DC probate lawyer assists a personal representative through the administration of a probate estate.  In addition to preparing and filing the necessary legal documents with the probate court to open the probate estate, A DC probate attorney  provides legal advice to the personal representative of the probate estate about their  duties as personal representative. Further, a DC… Read more »

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Antonoplos & Associates Founder Selected To America’s Top 100 Attorneys Washington DC Legal Article Featured Image by Antonoplos & Associates
Antonoplos & Associates Founder Selected To America’s Top 100 Attorneys December 11, 2018

Peter D. Antonoplos Selected to America’s Top 100 Attorneys WASHINGTON, December 10, 2018 (Newswire.com) – Announcing the Lifetime Achievement selection of Peter D. Antonoplos among America’s Top 100 Attorneys®.  Lifetime Achievement selection to America’s Top 100 Attorneys® is by invitation only and is reserved to identify the nation’s most exceptional attorneys whose accomplishments and impact on the legal profession merit… Read more »

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Selecting a Good Probate Lawyer Washington DC Legal Article Featured Image by Antonoplos & Associates
Selecting a Good Probate Lawyer June 28, 2018

At Antonoplos & Associates, we understand the demands of having to select a good probate lawyer when a loved one passes away.  We recognize that the passing of a close friend or loved one is a challenging time for you and we do our best to make probate administration as straight forward as possible. Having… Read more »

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What Real Estate Agents Need To Know About Probate Real Estate Washington DC Legal Article Featured Image by Antonoplos & Associates
What Real Estate Agents Need To Know About Probate Real Estate June 18, 2018

To many the situation is all too familiar, a loved one has passed, leaving a family home or other property to a number of heirs who disagree on what should be done with the property.

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Selecting a Good Inheritance Lawyer Washington DC Legal Article Featured Image by Antonoplos & Associates
Selecting a Good Inheritance Lawyer April 28, 2018

Selecting a good inheritance lawyer can turn the tide when heirs are contesting inheritance in a loved one’s estate. We all know the death of a close friend or family member one can be a difficult time, selecting a good inheritance lawyer is an important step to make sure that your inheritance rights are protected…. Read more »

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Selecting A Good Probate Attorney Washington DC Legal Article Featured Image by Antonoplos & Associates
Selecting A Good Probate Attorney April 28, 2018

At Antonoplos & Associates, we understand the demands of having to select a good probate attorney when a loved one passes away.  We recognize that the passing of a close friend or loved one is a challenging time for you and we do our best to make probate administration as straight forward as possible. When… Read more »

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Hiring an Inheritance Attorney Washington DC Legal Article Featured Image by Antonoplos & Associates
Hiring an Inheritance Attorney February 28, 2018

Selecting a good inheritance attorney can make all the difference when heirs are fighting over inheritance. The passing of a loved one can be a very a stressful time, hiring a good inheritance attorney can make all the difference. In the District of Columbia inheritance law governs the rights of a decedent’s survivors to inherit… Read more »

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THINGS TO DO AFTER THE DEATH OF A LOVED ONE Washington DC Legal Article Featured Image by Antonoplos & Associates
THINGS TO DO AFTER THE DEATH OF A LOVED ONE May 10, 2017

THINGS TO DO AFTER THE DEATH OF A LOVED ONE Following the death of a loved one there are a number of tasks that you should accomplish to get a jump on probating the estate of a loved one. Within first 24 hours: Determine whether any of decedent’s property needs to be safeguarded, such as… Read more »

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