The essential executor's handbook : a quick and handy resource for dealing with wills, trusts, benefits, and probate / by David G. Hoffman, JD
- 1 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.
0 current holds with 2 total copies.
|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||10/23/2016|
|Pike County - Winslow Branch||346.73 HOFF (Text)||38651833133024||Adult Non-Fiction||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781632650313 (paperback)
- Physical Description: 256 pages 21 cm
- Publisher: Wayne, NJ : The Career Press, Inc. 2016.
|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.
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