There are several ways that a person can be deemed responsible for someone's estate during the probate process. In some cases, you may have been predesignated in the decedent's estate plan or you may be designated by the court after they have passed.
Whatever the situation may be, our knowledgeable and caring estate administration lawyers are here to guide you. With such great responsibilities ahead of you that will be supervised by the court, we can help you find creative solutions for any issue that may arise.
If a person passes away without a will or without naming an executor, someone will have to manage their estate. In most cases, the court will appoint an administrator (someone close to the decedent when possible) to take over the duties. Although the process of managing an estate with or without a will is different, the duties of an executor or administrator are nearly the same.
The basic responsibilities of an administrator include:
When you have been assigned as an estate administrator, you may be feeling overwhelmed emotionally and confused about your duties. Fortunately, you don’t have to panic. Our estate administration lawyers have over 100 years of combined experience and have handled all types of estates in the probate process. We can inform you of your responsibilities and as needed, assist you.
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