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Administering Wills and Trusts: A Laypersons Guide for Executors and Trustees of Mid-Sized Estates Jackie Ann Patterson

Administering Wills and Trusts: A Laypersons Guide for Executors and Trustees of Mid-Sized Estates

Jackie Ann Patterson

Published September 6th 2013
ISBN : 9781492364375
Paperback
148 pages
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 About the Book 

Practical how-to guide lists the steps to transfer an estate to the beneficiaries of wills, trusts, intestate (no will) estates, and Pay On Death accounts. This book is not a replacement for personalized legal, financial, or tax advice. Instead itMorePractical how-to guide lists the steps to transfer an estate to the beneficiaries of wills, trusts, intestate (no will) estates, and Pay On Death accounts. This book is not a replacement for personalized legal, financial, or tax advice. Instead it offers the executor or trustee of a small to medium estate background information often not explained in detail by lawyers and accountants. Covers the complete process including: Funeral plans Tips for surviving probate Relaxing news about estate tax Help to avoid family fights while dividing personal possessions Guide to shutting down active stock trading accounts Suggestions for modern issues such as computers, frequent flyer miles, intellectual property Productivity and management tips Readers also get bonus spreadsheets and letter templates to give the administrator a head start with: Inventorying assets, personal possessions, liabilities Writing letters to financial institutions and credit agencies Tracking administrator expensesThe author, Jackie Ann Patterson, is an engineer, manager, and stock trader who acted as the family administrator for over a decade. She settled several estates and planned a few trusts. This book came about because of requests and many questions from family and friends about wills, trusts, probate, and estate tax.