What Is a Life Estate?

A life estate often comes up in discussions of estate and Medicaid planning. It is a form of joint ownership that allows one person to remain in a house until his or her death, when it passes [...]


The Ins and Outs of Estate Sales

Following the death of a family member, you may find yourself needing to sort through many possessions accumulated over the deceased’s lifetime. An estate sale is one way to distribute, [...]


What Is an Executor?

An executor, also called a personal representative, is the person responsible for managing the administration of a deceased person's estate.

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