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Estate administration for the legal assistant

Estate administration for the legal assistant

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Published by Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education in Boston, MA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementEllen A. Petersen ... [et al.] ; cosponsored by the Massachusetts Paralegal Association.
The Physical Object
Pagination220 p. ;
Number of Pages220
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1443721M
LC Control Number93079127

  However, estate planning attorneys usually charge a flat fee, which may vary depending on the size and complexity of their client’s assets and family. Estate administration attorneys often charge a percentage of the estate after taxes are removed. Learn more about state-specific laws on our probate and estate administration legal answers page.   I just started in the Real Estate business as a second career and found this book to be very beneficial. Through the reading I was inspired to start the process of becoming a licensed realtor. As a long term goal I would aspire to become one of the leading brokers in the field of Real Estate Reviews: 2.

Designed to lead practitioners advising executors and trustees step-by-step through the probate process, this book covers numerous topics, including dealing with the initial decision-making process in the estate administration, qualification of the personal representative, probate of the will, and distribution of assets. In addition, it addresses the tax filing requirements for an estate, both. This course, led by attorney Jill Miller, is designed to provide an overview of estate administration, and will guide attendees through an estate’s life cycle, while revealing the fundamental steps and action items for each phase. Ms. Miller will cover the necessary steps that should be taken at a decedent's death, proper document preparation to ensure a will is admitted to probate, and the.

Estate administration is the process of dividing and distributing a deceased person's property to heirs and beneficiaries according to the laws of the state and the directions in the decedent's Will. Rocket Lawyer has the legal advice and documents to help you through the estate planning process. Play a key role in operational success, by specializing in legal office administration. The two-year Office Administration - Legal Ontario College Diploma program prepares you for a rewarding career in a variety of legal office environments. Develop essential legal theoretical and applied skills by engaging in extensive learning in a simulated office in the areas of wills and estates, real.


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