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Grandma Was A Hoarder

Losing A Loved One Is Hard

After the loss of a Loved One, members of the family typically have a lot on their mind. Between planning the funeral and contacting others, there is often a lot to get finished in a short amount of time. However, sometimes the biggest challenge occurs well after the funeral.

Grandma Was A Hoarder

Losing A Loved One Is Hard

After the loss of a Loved One, members of the family typically have a lot on their mind. Between planning the funeral and contacting others, there is often a lot to get finished in a short amount of time. However, sometimes the biggest challenge occurs well after the funeral.

What Happens When The Personal Representative Dies?

The Importance Of The Personal Representative

The Personal Representative (also known as the Executor) is responsible for many of the activities in the Minnesota probate process, including collecting the assets, organizing the estate, distributing assets, and communicating with the probate court. While the family and friends are dealing with the loss of a loved one, this person is managing the decedent's estate. What happens, then, when the Personal Representative dies? (

I Need My Inheritance Now

Minnesota-Probate-Attorney-Image-I-Need-My-Inheritance-Now.pngAn Upcoming Inheritance

Your Dad died last month. You know that you are in line to get a sizable inheritance. While you are saddened by his death, the inheritance couldn't come at a better time because you are behind on your mortgage and need money to catch up before it goes into foreclosure. You talk to the personal representative (also known as the executor) and he tells you that it will be at least six months before all his accounts, bills and other obligations are sorted out and his estate is distributed.

I Need My Inheritance Now

An Upcoming Inheritance

Your Dad died last month. You know that you are in line to get a sizable inheritance. While you are saddened by his death, the inheritance couldn't come at a better time because you are behind on your mortgage and need money to catch up before it goes into foreclosure. You talk to the personal representative (also known as the executor) and he tells you that it will be at least six months before all his accounts, bills and other obligations are sorted out and his estate is distributed.

Co-Executor On A Probate Split Decision

A Disagreement Over The Estate

In some instances, there can be co-executors on a Minnesota probate (another name for executor is personal representative). This is not uncommon. However, it can also pose a very serious dilemma. What happens when the co-executors disagree on how to handle the estate?

Minnesota Probate Video 3-What Is The Job Of The Executor In Probate?

Image-What-Is-The-Job-Of-The-Executor-In-Probate.pngWho Is The Executor?

The person who is charge of administering the estate is called the "personal representative" or "executor". They mean the same thing. Because more people have heard the term executor, I will use that title for the position.  The role of the executor is a very important one in the probate process.

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