Effective immediately, the net estate of a resident of New Castle County dying on or after July 1, 2018 is subject to a 0.25% Technology Fee, in addition to the normal 1.75% Probate Fee. This makes the total probate costs 2% of the net estate. New Castle County is currently the only county that imposes this extra charge. Kent County has a Probate Fee of 1.75%, while Sussex County charges […]
Ferry Joseph, P.A. is pleased to announce that Managing Director David J. Ferry, Jr. was installed as the President of the Delaware State Bar Association at the annual Bench & Bar Conference on June 15, 2018. Mr. Ferry is a resident of North Wilmington, and has been practicing law since 1982. Click here for the announcement.
Ferry Joseph Managing Director Michael B. Joseph will moderate a panel entitled “Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good Lawyers?” on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at the Consumer Bankruptcy Program at the Hotel DuPont in Wilmington, Delaware. In addition to his role at Ferry Joseph, Mr. Joseph has been the Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Trustee for the District of Delaware since 1987.
Sussex County Man Wins Legal Dispute Over Garage by Jordan A. Irazabal Legal Assistant A Sussex County man is sleeping a lot better at night, after the Delaware Supreme Court affirmed a 2016 Court of Chancery decision in his favor. In 1999, Charles Williams of Harbeson, DE subdivided his 5-acre lot, and sold parcels to individuals so they could build a home there. With the proceeds of selling some of […]
The Battle Against Delaware Over Unclaimed Funds by Jordan A. Irazabal Legal Assistant Ferry Joseph, P.A. It should be no surprise to you that Delaware is the incorporation capital of the United States, the legal home to 65% of Fortune 500 companies. Because of this, Delaware sees a much larger share of unclaimed funds than most states, and now there’s a heated legal battle surrounding those funds, with Delaware at the […]