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The executor's guide : settling a loved one's estate or trust / Mary Randolph, J.D.


If you need to wrap up the affairs of a loved one who has died, you may feel overwhelmed--especially when you're grieving. But you can do it, and this book will show you how.

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  • ISBN: 9781413324808
  • ISBN: 1413324800
  • Physical Description: 505 pages ; 23 cm
  • Edition: 8th edition.
  • Publisher: Berkeley, California : Nolo, 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note:
ISSN: 1939-6880.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part I: Getting ready. Overview -- If you're asked to be an executor or trustee -- Part II: First steps. The first week -- The first month --Claiming life insurance, Social Security, and other benefits -- Part III: Taking care of the estate. Making sense of the will -- If there's no will -- Taking inventory -- Managing assets and paying bills -- Caring for children and their property -- Taxes -- Part IV: 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 -- Part V: Handling trusts. Wrapping up a simple living trust -- Managing a child's trust -- Part VI: Getting more help -- Finding more information -- Lawyers and other experts -- Glossary -- Appendixes. State information -- How to use the downloadable forms on the Nolo website.
Subject: Executors and administrators > United States.
Trusts and trustees > United States.
Executors and administrators.
Trusts and trustees.
United States.
Genre: Law for laypersons.
Law for laypersons.
Law for laypersons.

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