If you find yourself in charge of winding up a loved one's estate, you probably don't know where to start. Here are tips on tackling this demanding job, one step at a time. (Good news: you may never need to set foot in a probate court.)
What Does an Executor Do?
Should You Accept the Job of Executor to Settle an Estate?
How to Settle an Estate
Filing an Income Tax Return for an Estate
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Probate in Your State
Probate Shortcuts in Your State
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Do I inherit my mother's debts?
If one owner of property held in joint tenancy dies, who pays the mortgage?
Must 401(k) plan beneficiaries pay income tax on withdrawals?
How do I transfer money market funds after death?
Can I cancel probate for an old and diminished estate?
What happens to a parent's share of the family home upon death?
My dad died and I don't know whether he left a will. What should I do?
How do I claim my child's assets if there is no will?
We don't trust the trustee -- what should we do?
The Executor's Guide
How to Probate an Estate in California
The Trustee's Legal Companion