E99 6 Reasons Being Executor is Difficult


I’ve been executor for hundreds of estates, and there’s NEVER been an “easy” estate. I can only imagine how hard it must be for grieving family.

It’s easy to see why outsourcing/delegating executorship to professionals will be a big thing very soon.

Links:

https://www.newyorkprobatelawyerblog.com/new-york-administrators-and-ex/

http://disinherited.com/executortrustee-must-decide-not-delegate/

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-investor/retirement/retire-family/being-executor-of-a-will-likely-most-stressful-experience-youll-ever-have/article28129702/

https://info.legalzoom.com/suing-executor-21733.html

https://smartasset.com/estate-planning/executor-fees

 

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E96 Probate Case Study: How Banks Will Drive You Crazy in Probate


You’ve probably heard that probate is stressful and frustrating. But how, exactly?

 

Here’s a recent example that could drive non-professional executors loco

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E89 Will New Law Actually Protect Grieving Families from Creditors


New law in NY to protect grieving families from debt collectors. Better late than never?

Links:

https://www.governor.ny.gov/news/governor-cuomo-advises-consumers-about-new-protections-grieving-families-targeted-debt

https://www.the-leader.com/news/20190329/stronglaw-to-shield-next-of-kin-from-debt-collectorsstrong

https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0081-debts-and-deceased-relatives

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E70 What is Michael Jackson’s Estate Worth?

The King of Pop died in 2009, but even deceased he’s still one of the highest earning celebrities.

With his name in headlines recently, let’s answer some questions about his net worth, how much his estate earns, and who benefits?

E66 5 Myths About Probate Real Estate landscape

E66 5 Myths About Probate Real Estate

Doesn’t it feel like everyone is telling you it’s “so easy” to make money with probate real estate?

So let me share the real deal, from the perspective of a professional executor and probate attorney. That means I’m the guy actually selling the probate real estate.

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How Does US Estate Tax Work for Foreigners and Nonresident Aliens?

If a foreigner or non-resident alien died owning US accounts, the estate may owe US estate tax.

Any US bank or brokerage will need proof of tax clearance before they can release any funds to you.

Let’s talk about:

When does US estate tax apply?
How much is US estate tax?
What are the steps to get US estate tax clearance?

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How to Pay Estate Debts

How to Find Out if Someone Died with Any Assets

Does this sound like you? “My uncle (or grandfather or other relative) died. I think he left me something. How do I find out if there are any assets?”We get these calls all the time.Let’s talk about why a lawyer isn’t the best person to call (yet), a few things you can do on your own, and when to hire a professional.

Should You Get Legal Advice from Your Banker?

Smart people know what they don’t know. So you don’t want to be a know-it-all.Smarter people surround themselves with people who are smarter than them. If you’re the smartest person in the room, you’re in the wrong room.The smartest people know the right people to surround themselves with.

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E53 How to Navigate Family Inheritance Drama With Grace [Podcast]

(1) When the Executor Fails to Preserve the Value of the Estate, (2) When the Executor Appears Biased, (3) When a Beneficiary Steals Estate Items, (4) When Siblings at Odds Inherit a Piece of Property Together, (5) When Co-Executors Disagree on How the Estate Should Be Administered