What Should You Do When You Receive a Notice of Estate Administration?

What Should You Do When You Receive a Notice of Estate Administration?   When a personal representative is appointed as the executor of an estate, the local Register of Wills issues Letters Testamentary to the representative. Issuance of Letters formally opens an estate and grants authority to handle the legal and financial affairs of the […]
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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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Is a Will that is Not Notarized Valid in Pennsylvania?

If you wish to serve as the executor of an estate, you certainly hope to resolve the legal affairs as efficiently as possible. The first thing you should do as a proposed executor is locate the original will and ensure all of the pages are accounted for. The signature pages are obviously quite important. We […]
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