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What Courts Watch for in the “Final Estate Accounting”

As an estate executor, make sure you carefully track these four items that probate courts want to see documented in the…

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Notifications: Prepare Family for Probate Court Documents

Notification sets family expectations for the long process ahead. Here are some guidelines for preparing family members…

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5 Reasons a Year May Not Be Long Enough to Settle an Estate

Most estates close within a year, but yours may not fall into that easy category. Be prepared: Here are 5 reasons it…

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Can You Serve as an Out of State Executor?

Probate can be more costly and time consuming for an out-of-state Executor. If you decide to accept (and you don’t…

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Executor Misconduct: 4 Ways to Break Probate Law 

Bill lost everything after he was sued for executor misconduct. Here are the 4 probate laws executors can’t break, and…