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Fulfill your family responsibilities by creating a Will

As Pittsburgh residents grow older, they may face a myriad of legal issues. How they choose to deal with them can not only determine how they will be spending their own old age, but also how their heirs will be taken care of after they pass away. Delaying or procrastinating about financial matters can only cause complications in the future, as previous posts on this blog have outlined. Dealing with them head-on and engaging in difficult, but important, estate planning matters can help avoid lengthy and costly disputes.

The role and responsibility of an executor

In probate and estate administration, being the executor is a serious responsibility for Pittsburgh residents. An executor is the personal representative of the estate. It is the executor's responsibility to protect the decedent's assets, including the home, until probate is complete, and the assets are disbursed to the beneficiaries. Generally, an executor has just earned this title after the death of a loved one, which can be an emotionally difficult time. The added responsibility may be overwhelming without any knowledge of how to proceed, which is why it is wise to seek the counsel of an experienced estate attorney.

Franklin's death without a will leaves estate tangle

The death of Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, left a void in the music industry, with Pittsburgh residents, along with the rest of the country, playing her songs and watching her funeral with tears in their eyes. While her life and business dealings served as an example during her lifetime, her dying without a will and leaving behind a complicated situation can also serve as a lesson.

On what grounds can a Will be contested?

Pennsylvania residents have been encouraged many times on this blog to engage in estate planning, including the creation of a valid and legal Will. When drafting a Will, many people let their loved ones know what to expect, which can help to prevent family disputes in the future. When the relative of a deceased person thinks the Will was not valid or legal, then he or she can contest

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