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In my post last week I began to tell you about a real estate sale that we were asked to help finalize because the deceased owner’s estate administration process had never been completed.  Actually, the person who inherited ownership had also died as did the person who inherited it from that

I wrote two posts last November about a common problem we see.  A real estate transaction is about to close when someone - usually the title company - determines that no one has been appointed as administrator or executor with authority to sign the closing documents on behalf of the deceased

In this week’s post I’ll tell you about an interesting issue that came to our office involving an estate administration matter.  The decedent left a portion of his estate to his friend.  What I also learned is that the friend who was 10 or so years older than the decedent, legally adopted