Who Must Receive Notice When an Estate is Opened?

The obvious main purpose of a Last Will and Testament is to leave money and property to one’s heirs. The Will should also nominate a person to serve as the estate’s executor. It is the job of the executor to ensure that all governmental and creditor claims are paid and distribute the net estate to […]
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What Happens to Business Assets when a Business Owner Dies?

A family member who passes away leaving a business, or interest in a business, creates special challenges for estate administration. The person appointed to serve as the estate representative may find themselves in a complex business succession situation during the estate administration process.   The estate representative is often a spouse or other loved one […]
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