Important Tips for Dealing with Impatient Beneficiaries

Some people choose to deal with the pain and loss of a loved one by making things difficult for other family members. The addition of inheritance money in the estate can complicate an already delicate situation.   A common problem is when beneficiaries of an estate pressure the personal representative to make payouts before it […]
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How a Personal Representative Can Avoid Paying Out of Pocket for Mistakes

A person who takes on the responsibility of serving as an estate representative may not understand the risks involved. These risks are serious and should not be underestimated when deciding to serve.   All representatives take on the risk of personal legal and financial liability for any negligence during the administration process. Legal risks mean […]
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How Missing a Probate Deadline Can Cause Major Financial Headaches

The months following the passing of a loved one are a time of great difficulty and sadness for the surviving family. It is also during this time that the pressure to complete the legal and financial responsibilities for the estate begins. It is not uncommon and even quite natural to delay taking action to settle […]
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