Keeping an Estate Out of Surcharge Actions

Many people feel a sense of pride and honor when nominated to serve as an estate executor. For some, the process of administering the estate brings a sense of closure after a painful loss.   But serving as an estate executor is a job which should not be taken lightly. The personal representative has potential […]
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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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Overcoming Tangled Title Inheritance Property Situations

One of the major goals of probate is to pass real estate owned by a deceased person to the heirs. Although real estate is only one type of asset that can pass through probate, the majority of estates contain some kind of real estate.   Estate Properties with Tangled Title   Many of our clients […]
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