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Estate Planning And Probate Law Lawyers In Hernandez New Mexico

Hernandez is an unincorporated community in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, United States. Hernandez is about 5 miles northwest of Espanola on U.S. Routes 84/285. Hernandez has the ZIP code 87537. Covering 55 square miles, the ZIP Code Tabulation Area for ZIP code 87537 had a population of 2,492 at the 2000 census. The racial makeup of the city was 65.8% White, 0.3% African American, 1.6% Native American, 0.4% Pacific Islander, 30.4% from other races, and 1.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 91.1% of the population. Hernandez is "a populated place located wholly or substantially outside the boundaries of any incorporated place or CDP with an authoritative common name recognized by the U.S. Geological Survey. " Hernandez is best known as the subject of a 1941 Ansel Adams photograph, "Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico". A 1948 print of this photograph realized $609,600 at a Sotheby's New York auction in 2006. The previous record for a "Moonrise" print, set in 2002, was $136,000. Georgia O'Keeffe painted another church in Hernandez in 1931: "Another Church, Hernandez, New Mexico"

What is estate planning and probate law?

Estate planning is the process of anticipating and arranging for the disposal of an estate. Estate planning typically attempts to eliminate uncertainties over the administration of a probate and maximize the value of the estate by reducing taxes and other expenses. Estate planning attorneys advise clients on their options for disposition of real and personal property after death, and create any number of necessary documents pertaining to the estate and finances of the client -- including wills and trusts. Estate planning law attorneys also assist clients in setting out their end-of-life health care wishes through living wills and health care powers of attorney.

Answers to estate planning and probate law issues in New Mexico


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