The personal representative’s duty is to distribute assets according to the decedent’s will or, if there is no will, according to the laws governing intestate
Trusts & estates
A personal representative is a fiduciary—someone in a position of trust and responsibility acting on behalf of others.
In a lot cases, a personal representative can be appointed without attending a court hearing.
Depending on the circumstances, an estate can be opened both formally and informally when starting a probate case. The main difference is the amount of
A trust itself would not be probated, but the existence of a trust does not necessarily eliminate the need for probate.
A power of attorney is a legal document granting powers to someone you trust to act in your place when you are not available or
In our current climate of uncertainty, we have received a number of questions regarding proper planning for assets and businesses. Knowing these questions are on
With the escalation of more stringent social distancing measures due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, many people, particularly the most vulnerable among us, may be
If your retirement and investment accounts are down, rest assured, you’re not alone. On March 23rd of this year, the S&P 500 was down over
Many people have heard horror stories of the probate process: money and real estate locked up for years, thousands of dollars in attorney fees, and