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Probate law is bittersweet and solemn.

by TheAngstyPoet on June 13, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Sometimes it's just sad to file away death certificates. There's still so much to finish and accounts to close after someone passes. It's strange. Not to mention the witnessing of a will being signed, my name will be on other people's documents and for some reason it's weird to think about.


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