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what is estate administration

Estate administration refers to managing and distributing a deceased person’s assets in the US. This process typically includes identifying and inventorying the decedent’s assets, paying debts and taxes, and distributing any remaining assets to the beneficiaries named in the decedent’s will. Without a valid will, actions are taken to comply with state intestacy laws. The […]

Health Care Estate Planning Documents

When most people think of estate planning, they think of wills and trusts and passing assets on to the next generation. However, there is another part of estate planning that doesn’t get as much attention. It concerns advance health care planning. Have you thought about what type of medical care and treatments you want, or […]

Plan Don’t Wait for a Medical Emergency

That sounds like something your mother might say, right? And how often have you wished you’d followed your mother’s good advice? Nobody really wants to think about the potential for accidents or illness, and it can happen at any age. But without advance planning, when you or an aging parent experience a serious injury and […]

The need for a Valid Will

The Need for a Valid Will

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More than 50 percent of Americans find estate planning important, yet statistics show only about 33 percent have a will. caring.com Those individuals with a will may have moved to a different state or forgot to update their will after life events such as marriage, divorce, births, and deaths, making it ineffective. One of the […]

Problems with Do It Yourself Wills

A will is legally binding when properly filled out, addressing who receives your assets and properties after you die. Your will names a personal representative (executor) who will carry out your directives. In addition to asset distribution, your executor makes a public notice of your death, files your final taxes, and records your will in […]

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Current Maine Elder Law & Estate Planning Articles

Posting regularly to our Maine Elder Law Blog you can learn about topics including Medicare, Wellness, Caregiving, Memory Care, Finances, Long-Term Care Planning, and much more!

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what is estate administration

Estate administration refers to managing and distributing a deceased person’s assets in the US. This process typically includes identifying and inventorying the decedent’s assets, paying debts and taxes, and distributing any remaining assets to the beneficiaries named in the decedent’s will. Without a valid will, actions are taken to comply with state intestacy laws. The […]

Health Care Estate Planning Documents

When most people think of estate planning, they think of wills and trusts and passing assets on to the next generation. However, there is another part of estate planning that doesn’t get as much attention. It concerns advance health care planning. Have you thought about what type of medical care and treatments you want, or […]

Plan Don’t Wait for a Medical Emergency

That sounds like something your mother might say, right? And how often have you wished you’d followed your mother’s good advice? Nobody really wants to think about the potential for accidents or illness, and it can happen at any age. But without advance planning, when you or an aging parent experience a serious injury and […]

The need for a Valid Will

The Need for a Valid Will

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More than 50 percent of Americans find estate planning important, yet statistics show only about 33 percent have a will. caring.com Those individuals with a will may have moved to a different state or forgot to update their will after life events such as marriage, divorce, births, and deaths, making it ineffective. One of the […]

Problems with Do It Yourself Wills

A will is legally binding when properly filled out, addressing who receives your assets and properties after you die. Your will names a personal representative (executor) who will carry out your directives. In addition to asset distribution, your executor makes a public notice of your death, files your final taxes, and records your will in […]

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