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Title:
The executor's guide : settling a loved one's estate or trust
Author:
Randolph, Mary, 1958-
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Edition:
Fifth edition.
Publication Information:
Berkeley, Calif. : Nolo, 2012.
Physical Description:
501 pages ; 23 cm
Summary:
Explains an executor's duties and discusses probate, life insurance, bank accounts, debts, and estate taxes.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
Getting ready. The executor's legal companion ; Overview ; If you're asked to be an executor or trustee -- First steps. The first week ; The first month ; Claiming life insurance, Social Security, and other benefits -- Taking care of the estate. Making sesne of the will ; If there's no will ; Taking inventory ; Managing assets and paying bills ; Caring for children and their property ; Taxes -- Transferring property. Property that doesn't go through probate ; Transferring joint tenancy and other survivorship property ; Transferring community property ; Claiming money in retirement plans ; Claiming payable-on-death assets ; Special procedures for small estates ; The regular probate process -- Handling trusts. Wrapping up a simple living trust ; Managing a child's trust -- Getting more help. Finding more information ; Lawyers and other experts -- Appendix. State information.
ISBN:
9781413316797
UPC:
093371376799
Format :
Book

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