How to Collect a Decedent's Employee Benefits
Penalties and Extensions for Estate Taxes
How to Fund a Trust with Life Insurance

10 Common Pitfalls for Estate and Trust Administrators to Avoid

Don't create a feeding frenzy when splitting personal property.

Nothing alienates family members like weddings and funerals, and nowhere is this more apparent than when you’re dividing up the decedent’s personal property among his or her heirs. If the decedent failed to leave instructions regarding who was to receive what property, your job as executor is to keep the situation under control.

  • Add a Comment
  • Print
  • Share

Recommends

Promoted Stories From Around The Web

COMMENTS »
blog comments powered by Disqus
How to Compile a Trust’s Correspondence
What Are the Decedent’s Final State and Federal Income Taxes?
How to Calculate Interest and Dividends for a Decedent, Estate, or Trust
Revocable versus Irrevocable Trusts
What Are Estate and Trust State Intangible and Real Estate Taxes?