Tag Archives: P.R.
A recent comment asked a very good question – essentially what happens to the Personal Representative after someone has asked the court that they be removed, but before a hearing has actually been held on the matter? The answer to … Continue reading
Years ago, there was a booth at a local festival with a banner that said “Ask me how to avoid probate!” At the time, I was elected as a Probate Judge so naturally I approached the booth and asked “So, … Continue reading
Perhaps one of the most common questions we get when people start the probate process is, “Exactly how long is this going to take?” Unfortunately, the answer to this question is very specific to your case and often beyond the … Continue reading
Part II of this discussion on who serves as P.R. if you don’t have a will discusses the issues of divorce, minor children and common law marriage. Continue reading
For an estate to be opened, there must be someone named as the Personal Representative (formerly called an Executor or Administrator). This person is responsible to the court, creditors of the estate and the heirs to ensure that the estate … Continue reading
This post discuss a vital duty of Personal Representatives – the duty to inform the heirs and devisees. Continue reading