Executors,Trustees, Estate Planning & Probate

Find out what the executor of a will, or a trustee administering a trust, is in for.

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Learn about wills, trusts, probate and more here. You'll find lots of free legal articles on a wide variety of topics with a special emphasis on information for executors of an estate and trustees.

You can also find and connect with local estate planning and probate attorneys if you want personalized legal advice or representation to help things go smoothly.

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The Executor's Guide

The Executor's Guide

Settle an estate or trust with this all-in-one guide for executors. The Executor's Guide will help you make progress one step at a time through the unfamiliar land of legal procedures and terminology.


The Trustee's Legal Companion

The Trustee's Legal Companion

Learn the ins and outs of being a trustee with this guide for every trust administrator. The Trustee’s Legal Companion shows you exactly how to proceed within the terms of the trust and your state's law.


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