December 1, 2017

Common Places to Look for a Will

When a loved one dies, you need to look for a will. This is a legal document that makes the final wishes of a person known […]
December 6, 2017

Correcting an Error on a Death Certificate

You have received the certified death certificate from your funeral director. After looking them over, you realize there is an error in the information. Can it […]
November 9, 2019
Taking Inventory

Creating a Household Inventory

One of the most daunting tasks following the death of a loved one is settling the person’s estate. The process can be very stressful, and rifts […]
December 1, 2017

Declining the Nomination of Executor

So, you have been nominated as Executor in someone’s Will. Or, if no Executor was named by the deceased, you have been asked by someone in […]
December 4, 2017

Is there Insurance Coverage on Personal Property When the Policy Holder Dies

When someone dies, we tend to focus on finding life insurance policies. Those have a recognizable financial benefit to us. But, if your loved one owned […]
February 26, 2018

Medicaid Estate Recovery Program (MERP)

If your loved one was receiving benefits under the Medicaid program, his or her estate may be responsible for reimbursement of the cost of care received. […]
October 17, 2019
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Understanding Your Duties as Executor

By Patrick O’Brien So what exactly is an “Executor?” Technically speaking, an executor is the representative of the estate of a deceased person. As such, an […]
December 4, 2017

What happens to a car that is titled in the deceased’s name

What happens to a car that is titled in the deceased’s name is dependent on a number of factors. Motor vehicle laws vary from state to state. […]
December 1, 2017

What is an Executor?

If there is a will, an Executor is the person a judge appoints to manage a deceased individual’s estate. When a will doesn’t exist this person […]