Executor's Guide, The: Settling a Loved One's Estate or Trust

Executor's Guide, The: Settling a Loved One's Estate or Trust

Mary Randolph J.D.
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  • Paperback: 520 pages
  • Publisher: NOLO; Seventh edition (February 29, 2016)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 1413322298
  • EAN: 9781413322293
  • Item Dimensions: 7.0 x 1.5 x 9.0 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.8 pounds

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The step-by-step guide to serving as an executor

If you need to wrap up the affairs of a loved one who has died, you may feel overwhelmed―especially when you’re grieving. But you can do it, and this book will show you how.

A roadmap to follow. The Executor’s Guide will lead you through an unfamiliar land of legal procedures and terminology. You’ll learn what to do right away and what can wait. Find help on:
    • preparing for the job of executor or trustee
    • the first steps to take
    • claiming life insurance, Social Security and other benefits
    • making sense of a will
    • what to do if there is no will
    • how to determine whether probate is necessary
    • filing taxes
    • probate court proceedings
    • dealing with family members
    • handling simple trusts
    • working with lawyers, appraisers, accountants, and other experts
State-specific information. The 7th edition contains updated tables outlining key points of each state’s laws, the latest information on estate taxes, plus worksheets that help you stay organized.

Applies in all states except Louisiana.
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