Tag: estate administration

Why Do Some Estate Plans Need a Professional Executor?

Posted on July 20, 2021

Naperville estate planning attorney

In the realm of estate planning and administration, an executor is responsible for managing the deceased person’s estate, distributing assets to beneficiaries, paying taxes and other financial obligations, and more. Often, the executor of an estate plan is a family member or close friend of the deceased person. However, there is no rule that this must always be the case. In many situations, a professional executor such as an estate planning attorney, trust company, or bank is better suited for the executor role. Some Individuals Choose a Professional Executor for […]

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The Importance of Retaining Representation as a Beneficiary in an Estate Plan

Posted on March 25, 2021

Naperville beneficiary attorneys

If you have been named as a beneficiary or heir in a loved one’s will or any type of trust, you might be happy to know that the person cared about you enough to include you in his or her estate plan. In many cases, you might be able to receive the benefits intended for you without any hassle. In other situations, however, you might encounter virtually endless obstacles to overcome before you can receive your intended inheritance. When things get complicated, it might be in your best interest to […]

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