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The Executor's Guide: Settling A Loved One's Estate or Trust
by Mary Randolph, J.D.
(February 2018, 8th Edition)
Settle an estate or trust with this all-in-one guide for executors. The Executor's Guide will help you make progress, one step at a time, through the unfamiliar land of legal procedures and terminology.
“Explains how to find state-specific information, and an appendix sorts legalities by state.”-Miami Herald
“Covers the gamut of estate chores and helps you get through them.”-Kiplinger's Retirement Report
“…complete details for each state…”-Los Angeles Times
“The ninth updated edition of 8 Ways to Avoid Probate provides readers with solid advice on easy methods that can skip the probate process, from naming payable-on-death beneficiaries for financial accounts and owning property jointly to creating living trusts and more. It's been completely updated to include the latest estate laws and gift tax rules, and offers a focus on the transfer-on-death deeds which are now available in more states. From personal property such as autos to home ownership and bank accounts, this covers all kinds of transfers and includes case history examples throughout in a recommendation for any general lending library."-Midwest Book Review
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