Do Predeceased Heirs Receive a Share of an Estate?

When a person passes away without a Will the law determines who receives shares of the estate and in what proportions. Dying without a Will is called “intestacy” and the shares which pass by intestacy are called “intestate shares”.   The law is laid out very clearly as to who receives shares and in what […]
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Why It Is Hard to Probate a Minor’s Inheritance

I discovered my passion for helping families with their estate matters after my lengthy experience as a former litigator. Because of this experience, I understand how challenging it can be when an estate is delayed by court proceedings or disputes. It places a heavy burden on the family and feels like a weight on the […]
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How Much Information Should an Executor Share with Beneficiaries?

The estate executor is the person nominated in a Will to handle all the legal and financial affairs for a loved one’s estate. It is a big job with a lot of responsibility. Executors carry the responsibility to ensure that the estate is handled right and run the risk of personal legal liability for any […]
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