How to Determine All Death Benefits for a Decedent
Reasons Why You May Want to Change Your Will
Bypassing Probate with Beneficiary Designations

10 Common Pitfalls for Estate and Trust Administrators to Avoid

Don't miss court deadlines.

Courts hate to be ignored. Make sure that you place all the probate court’s deadlines on your calendar, circled and underlined. Even if you haven’t been able to complete the task set by the court (preparing the probate inventory, for example), showing up to explain why you’re unable to comply usually buys you additional time. Fail to appear, and the courts often demand immediate compliance.

  • Add a Comment
  • Print
  • Share


Promoted Stories From Around The Web

blog comments powered by Disqus
Recapture and Household Employee Taxes for a Decedent, Estate, or Trust
How to Pay the Decedent's Debts and When to Declare Insolvency
Probing Probate: What You Should Know
Protect Your Relationship with LGBT Wills, Trusts, and Deeds
How to Transfer Real Estate into a Trust