"Choosing the Executor of a Will" by Attorney Nicole Livingston … [Read more...] about Considerations When Choosing the Executor of a Will (Audio)
The executor of a will has a lot of important responsibilities during the probate process. Unfortunately, there are circumstances where executors are not able to fulfill those responsibilities in an appropriate way. If this happens, it can be unfortunate for everyone involved. Executors should try to do everything they can to avoid errors and to fulfill their duties so they can honor the wishes of … [Read more...] about What if an Executor of a Will Makes a Mistake?
"What if an Executor of a Will Makes a Mistake?" by Victor A. Lembo … [Read more...] about What if an Executor of a Will Makes a Mistake? (Audio)
There are many duties that must be fulfilled when named Personal Representative, or executor, of a Will. If someone you care about has passed away and the Will named you as personal representative, you want to think carefully about whether you are able to fulfill the role or if you should decline. Most individuals who have been entrusted to serve as a personal representative are going to want to … [Read more...] about Can I Handle the Duties of a Personal Representative?
Meeting with a Maryland probate attorney can be very important if someone you love has passed away. The individual the decedent has named as executor of an estate should meet with a probate lawyer as soon as possible in order to get advice about fulfilling his or her duties. If you are an heir or beneficiary, you may also consider meeting with an experienced attorney to understand your options … [Read more...] about Preparing to Meet with a Probate Attorney
Very shortly after the death of rock star Prince, a search began for his last will and testament. When a will was not found quickly it became evident that Prince died without having one prepared. Why Prince did not prepare a will we may never know. Unfortunately, what he left behind has resulted in a big mess which is being sorted out by the courts of the State of Minnesota where Prince … [Read more...] about What Does It Mean To Die Intestate?
"What is Included in My Maryland Estate Plan?" by Attorney Colleen Sinclair Prosser … [Read more...] about What is Included in My Maryland Estate Plan? (Audio)
One of the most important things you will have to consider when setting up an estate plan is who will be the executor of your will and the trustee of your trust. For ease of administration it is often recommended that you name only one person to fill these roles. Some people do not like to name just one person, especially when they have two children and they want both children to act … [Read more...] about How Many Executors Should I Name In My Will?
'How Many Executors Should I Name In My Will?" by Attorney Colleen Sinclair Prosser … [Read more...] about How Many Executors Should I Name In My Will? (Audio)
"The Policy of Handling Homeowners's Insurance After Death" by Attorney Victor A. Lembo … [Read more...] about The Policy of Handling Homeowner’s Insurance After Death (Audio)