Why Should Heirs and Personal Representatives Conduct and Asset Search

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Losing a loved one is difficult enough, but having to deal with settling the deceased person's estate can amplify the stress and grief. Usually, when someone dies, an executor is appointed to carry out the wishes of the decedent. The trouble is that heirs and executors don't always see eye to eye, and sometimes there are disputes between heirs because the executor does not appear to be doing his or her job properly. Many times, family members feel that the executor is not disclosing all of the deceased's assets, leaving them in the dark.

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Published In: Family Law Updates, Professional Practice Updates, Personal Injury Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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