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How to Transfer Real Estate on Death in South Carolina

by: Michelle Nati

There are legal options for transferring real property upon death in South Carolina. These options, except for probate, allow for you and your family or other beneficiaries control over your estate. South Carolina law requires that estate planning ...
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South Carolina Laws on Separated Spouses as Beneficiaries

by Teo Spengler

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Joint Executors of Wills in Pennsylvania

by Jessica Zimmer

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Obtain Power of Attorney in Pennsylvania

by Teo Spengler

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How Much Does the Executor of an Estate Get Paid in Ohio?

by: Michelle Nati

Not all states have exact rules for an executor’s compensation. Their laws refer to “reasonable” pay, or they leave it up to the discretion of a judge. Ohio’s state code offers an exact formula, so you’ll have some idea at the onset how much you can ...
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When a New York resident dies without a valid will, the Surrogate's Court appoints an administrator to oversee a court-supervised process called ...

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How to Obtain Power of Attorney in New Jersey

by: Jessica Zimmer

A power of attorney is a written document by which a person, called the principal, authorizes another person, known as the attorney-in-fact, to perform specified acts as the principal's agent. In New Jersey, typically three types of power of ...
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What Happens When the Executor of the Will Steals the Money?

by: Anna Assad

Estate beneficiaries must move quickly if the estate executor is stealing. State laws set a window during which heirs can take action against an estate executor. A will executor is responsible for managing a deceased's person's estate, and she is ...
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What Happens When an Executor of a Will Doesn't Carry Out What the Will Asks For?

by: Elizabeth Rayne, J.D.

A last will and testament represents the final wishes of a deceased person, and laws are in place to ensure that the instructions set out in the will are actually carried out. While these laws vary by state, you will find that every state regulates ...
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by: Beverly Bird

The laws surrounding revocable living trusts are made somewhat confusing by overlapping terminology. The names grantor, trustmaker, trustor, settler and trustee all refer to the same person, the creator of the trust.
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