Recently asked questions
Can Executor of Will (who is also 1 of 3 heirs) change FL Summary Ad. to Formal Ad. without signatures of the other 2 heirs?
Should I open an estate account even though assets of deceased is less than the required minimum of $166K, or file Form 13100?
How is inventory that is sold in an estate divided between a wife and an only child?
My mother passed away and I am her only child. She owned her house. I was beneficiary of her bank account. She had no will.?
Does ownership of a home get passed to family immediately or at closing of estate? Does property tax get taken from estate?
Is it legal for a PR of a supervised estate to sell off the furniture before inventory, and w/o a court order?
My father left me and my brother 28 acres of land when he died to be divided equally between me and my brother
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How to Become Administrator of a NYC Estate
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Estate Planning for the Blended Family
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Top 7 Reasons to Review and Update Your Florida Estate Plan
Top 7 Reasons to Review and Update your Estate Plan Should any of the following events occur, you ma...
Do Not Make the Check Payable to the Deceased
Problem Created I have written on this topic, previously. However, given the calls my office is get...