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The essential executor's handbook : a quick and handy resource for dealing with wills, trusts, benefits, and probate / by David G. Hoffman, JD

Hoffman, David G.. author. (Author).
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  • 1 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Batesville Memorial Public Library - Batesville 346.7305 HOFFMAN (Text) 34706001514712 Non-Fiction 300-399 Checked out 12/29/2016
Pike County - Winslow Branch 346.73 HOFF (Text) 38651833133024 Adult Non-Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781632650313 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: 256 pages 21 cm
  • Publisher: Wayne, NJ : The Career Press, Inc. 2016.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Meet Your Estates -- Meet Your Team -- You : The fiduciary -- The Lawyer : Courts, Contracts and -- The Accountant : Taxes Aren't Just for the Living -- The Appraiser and Valuation Methods -- The Auctioneer and the Trash Man -- Know Your Bureaucrat -- The Banker : Keeper of the Cash -- The Realtor : The Miracle Worker -- Brokers : Meeting Your Fiduciary Obligations -- The Insurance Agent and the Life Insurance Lotto -- What's In It For You -- Common Conundrums.
Summary, etc.: "Many of you, regardless of your feelings on the matter, will eventually be appointed as executor of your parents', spouse's, or another's estate. Just calling an attorney isn't enough. Settling a decedent's estate may require the combined expertise of accountants, appraisers, auctioneers, realtors, bankers, brokers, insurance companies, a myriad of bureaucrats, and, yes, even lawyers. Where do you start? How do you empty a house crammed with a lifetime's worth of knick-knacks, bad art, and unopened mail? How do you deal with long-lost relatives who think you're taking too long or charging too much? And how do you oversee those professionals who know so much more than you about the process? The Essential Executor's Handbook not only explains the steps involved in settling an estate, but it shows you how to get all these professionals to do the work for you. You will learn everything you need to know about the basic laws and procedures involved; all the legal definitions you could possibly want; and why each professional is necessary, what they do, what they charge, and where to find them. No matter how little you know about law, accounting, and the rest, The Essential Executor's Handbook will lead you by the hand through the settlement process"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Probate law and practice > United States > Popular works.
Executors and administrators > United States > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
LAW / Wills.
LAW / Estates & Trusts.

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