Are you the executor of the Will? Are you concerned about making mistakes? If you find yourself in this position, you should consider the benefits of consulting with a Estate Administration attorney. With legal help on your side, you never have to concern yourself with the finer details of the process. While you will still be involved to a large … [Read more...] about What’s the best way to get help during Estate Administration?
While it depends largely on the estate, the answer can be yes. For example, if someone contests the Will, it goes without saying that the process has the potential to drag on for many months (or even years). Furthermore, the longer the Estate Administration process takes the more it will cost. Once again, this is why some people create a Trust … [Read more...] about Is it true that Estate Administration costs a lot of money and takes a lot of time?
Simply put, if you create a will your estate will go through Estate Administration upon your passing. There is no way around this. However, if you opt for a Trust instead of a Will, your estate can avoid Estate Administration. This is one of the many reasons people consider a Trust. … [Read more...] about Is there any way to avoid the Estate Administration process?
In short, this job falls on the shoulders of the executor. When creating an Estate Plan, you will name an executor of your Will. This person is responsible for the Estate Administration process upon your passing. With so many responsibilities, it’s important to choose an executor you can trust. Making the wrong decision here will only lead to … [Read more...] about Who is in charge of the Estate Administration process?
While this can and will differ from one estate to the next, the basics of Estate Administraton include: Collecting all property of the deceased individual Paying any debts and taxes that are left behind Collecting any income that is due to the deceased individual Settling any disputes, such as those with creditors Distributing the … [Read more...] about What are the basics of the Estate Administration process?