Your legal domicile can have big implications for family law, estate planning, probate, and even inheritance. Here's what domicile is, how to prove it, and details on affidavits of domicile.
What is Domicile
Domicile is a key concept in common law and is referred to in all sorts of contexts, including divorces, taxes, probate, and estate planning.
The concept seems straightforward, but like most law, the details are where things get messy.
This guide covers pretty much all of what someone (outside of a lawyer) needs to know about domicile.
Understanding domicile is particularly important when dealing with probate and taxes, and you’ll walk away with that understanding, know what an affidavit of domicile is, be able to tell the difference between residence and domicile, and much more.