Articles tagged with "probate"

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Do I Need An Executor For My Will?

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Naming an executor of a will is a crucial decision. This person is assigned to carry out the wishes of a will after a death. This person may be tasked with paying outstanding debts, distributing assets and property to heirs, and more. Choosing your will's executor is an important decision; here's what you should know.

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When Does A Will Go To Probate?

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Probate can sound like a complicated and overwhelming process. Yet, it is a very common legal process and is a way for certain assets to be passed onto the deceased beneficiaries. In this article, we will be discussing everything to do with the probate law and when it will be applied.

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How Long Is A Will Valid After Death

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In general, an estate can't be distributed to named beneficiaries until the will has been through the probate process. The specific probate process will differ for every family and will ultimately affect how long the beneficiaries have to wait. There are certain factors that can delay the probate process. Learn what you can do to avoid delays and the general timeline for carrying out wishes as outlined in a last will and testament.

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Difference Between Will And Living Trust

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Protecting your loved ones may mean that having both a will and trust is crucial. But what is the difference between will and living trust? Many may use the terms interchangeably, but there’s a distinct difference between a last will and testament and a trust. Find out the major difference between each of these documents and what might be the right solution for you and your family.

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