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ESTATE
An estate consists of personal property (car, household items, and other tangible items), real property, and intangible property, such as stock certificates and bank accounts, owned in the individual name of a person at the time of the persons death. It does not include life insurance proceeds unless the estate was made the beneficiary) or other assets that pass outside the estate (like joint tenancy asset).
ALSO SEE: WRONGFUL DEATH ACTION, SURVIVAL ACTION, INHERITANCE TAX, CAPITAL GAINS, SURETY BOND, ESTATE TAX, EXECUTOR, WILL

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