The Executor's Handbook: A Step-by-Step Guide to Settling an Estate for Executors, Administrators, and Beneficiaries / Edition 3

The Executor's Handbook: A Step-by-Step Guide to Settling an Estate for Executors, Administrators, and Beneficiaries / Edition 3

by Theodore E. Hughes, David Klein
     
 

Without the right information, settling an estate after a loved one has died can be a difficult and complicated experience. The Executor's Handbook, Third Edition provides everything you need to understand the role of executor, decide if you are the right person for the job, and determine the best course of action during a difficult time. From the provisions of a will… See more details below

Overview

Without the right information, settling an estate after a loved one has died can be a difficult and complicated experience. The Executor's Handbook, Third Edition provides everything you need to understand the role of executor, decide if you are the right person for the job, and determine the best course of action during a difficult time. From the provisions of a will to key legal terms to liquidating assets, this volume explains all aspects of an executor's duties.

All information in this edition has been thoroughly updated and revised to reflect changes in federal and state law. New and updated coverage includes: first steps following death, funeral, burial, and cremation, death and burial benefits, income, estate, and inheritance taxes, death without a will, probate administrations, settling a trust, protecting survivors. The Executor's Handbook includes more than 25 tables and sample documents. It is an essential resource for anyone planning an estate, thinking about becoming an executor, or for executors seeking guidance in settling and closing estates.

About the Author:
Theodore E. Hughes, Michigan Assistant Attorney General for Law

About the Author:
David Klein was professor emeritus of social sciences at Michigan State University

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816066674
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
07/28/2007
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
1,457,385
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range:
14 Years

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