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Christina Lesher – Q&A on Facebook Live – 8/11/2020

  Posted by Law Office of Christina Lesher, P.C. on Tuesday, August 11, 2020   Facebook Live August 11, 2020 Host: Christina Lesher – Attorney Guest: Robert Pierce – Care Manager *DISCLAIMER* No attorney/client relationship is established until there is a signed contract and fee paid. Questions submitted & our response What age should you […]

What Is the Role of An Executor of Will?

An executor is the person named by the creator of the will (the testator) to carry out the terms and provisions of the will. In addition to locating important documents and notifying Social Security, pension providers, annuity providers and other entities of the death, the executor has numerous other legal responsibilities. The executor’s legal responsibilities […]

The Probate Process

Probate is the court process used to determine the validity of a will and oversee the payment of creditors and distribution of estate assets. Even if there is no valid will at the time of death, the estate will still go through the probate procedure. Since probate is regulated by state laws, there are specific […]

Probate and Estate Planning: An Overview

Estate administration refers to the process of probating the estate of a decedent, which generally includes collecting, inventorying and appraising assets; paying and collecting debts; filing and paying estate taxes; and distributing any remaining assets to beneficiaries. An attorney experienced in probate and estate administration can help simplify this complicated process. If you need help […]