Who is Executor Where There’s No Will?
When someone dies without a will, it can be difficult to know who is responsible for carrying out the deceased person’s wishes. The executor of an estate – even in the case of no will – is ultimately responsible for dealing with the deceased person’s possessions and taking care of any legal requirements. Let’s talk […]
What To Do When An Executor Refuses To Act
When you are expecting to benefit from an estate and the executor refuses to fulfill their duties, it can be a stressful and confusing situation. In this article, we will discuss what steps you should take when an executor refuses to act, as well as available remedies when there is a breach of fiduciary duty. […]
What Do Different Legal Words Mean? You may see or hear the following terms used in connection with a deceased person’s estate. This is a probate glossary of common words. If you’re confused about all the different legal words like “probate,” “personal representative,” “trustee,” you’re not alone. Hopefully this probate glossary will help. Annual Exclusion […]