As you administer the estate of your loved one, you must obtain a tax ID number. Executors cannot simply use the social security number of the decedent in order to file taxes or open accounts on behalf of the estate.
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An attorney can help you to administer a trust correctly and save you a lot of time and energy making sure you follow California law. Contact us today if you have questions about serving as trustee.
It may seem to be common sense that a trustee must pay the expenses of a living trust or estate. Read on for more information about trust fees.
What happens if you are a personal representative and find the estate is a defendant in a civil lawsuit? Contact an attorney to talk about the next step.
Understanding how a trust can help with the speed and ease of distribution of assets can help you make smarter estate planning decisions. Read more here.
Knowing how to handle debts is an important part of administering an estate. Continue reading for the 7 steps for handling estate credit card debt.