Trustees are personally liable

Being a trustee comes with a mix of feelings. An individual or couple chose you for specific reasons. They consider you loyal, trustworthy and capable of the job. You probably feel honored by the role, but also unsure of what the role entails.Like any job, preparation...

3 FAQs regarding appraisals

If you’ve lost a loved one and serve as the personal representative of their estate, you likely have plenty of unanswered questions. As a personal representative, you will need to work hands-on to administer the estate. Often, the average person is unfamiliar with the...

What to do if a loved one has no will

When a California resident dies without a will, the process of settling their estate can get complicated. However, it is possible that the individual actually had a will and neglected to tell anyone about it. Even if an estate owner never mentioned a will, there could...