Who Receives My Property if I Die Without a Will?

Who Receives My Property if I Die Without a Will?   Probate (which lawyers call estate administration) is the process of settling a deceased person’s estate. This process involves appointing a personal representative, known as an administrator or executor, paying all of the debts and taxes and distributing the inheritance to the beneficiaries. The deceased’s […]
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What Assets are Excluded from Probate in Pennsylvania?

What is the Difference Between Probate and Non-Probate Assets?   When a person passes away in Pennsylvania, all property the deceased owned within the Commonwealth is either probate or non-probate property. It is important to determine into which category the assets fall to minimize the inheritance tax burden. Probate and non-probate assets are often treated […]
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