How Can an Estate Administrator be Appointed in Pennsylvania?

How Can an Estate Administrator be Appointed in Pennsylvania?   A will is an important document which directs who receives the deceased’s money and property at death. But a will also states who will serve as the personal representative of the estate to handle the legal and financial matters.   If the deceased died without […]
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What are Letters Testamentary and Letters of Administration?

What are Letters Testamentary?   When a loved one passes away, an estate must usually be raised for the deceased person. An estate stands in place of the deceased so that the legal and financial affairs can be administered after death.   Letters Testamentary is the authorizing document issued by the Register of Wills appointing […]
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What Happens to Property When There is No Will?

Who receives property when a loved one passes without a will?   Some people are surprised to learn that if they die without a will the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has an intestacy law which decides who gets what in probate. How a property is distributed can become complex depending on how many heirs are involved. […]
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