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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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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