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Make Proper Payments from the Trust Income and Principal
When to File a Last Will with a Probate Court
Where to Pay State Income Taxes on an Estate

10 Common Pitfalls for Estate and Trust Administrators to Avoid

Don't take nonsanctioned shortcuts.

Although you may want to look for ways to reduce your workload, resist the temptation to find an easier route through the administration process. Failure to follow through on any of your responsibilities may open you up to removal as fiduciary, as well as potential lawsuits from any person having an interest.

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