Estate Planning and Probate Articles

Personal Representative – Probate

Personal Representative – Probate

When you are named “Personal Representative” or “Executor” you are in charge of running the show. The Personal Representative has four jobs: Locate the decedent’s assets Value those assets Pay any potential creditors Distribute the assets However, just because you are...

Properties in Multiple States

Properties in Multiple States

One of the most common ways for your estate to get pulled into probate in the United States is if you own any real property (land, house, or mineral interests). If you own properties in multiple states, then you could be subject to probate in each of those states....

Probate – Out of State Representative

Probate – Out of State Representative

In-State Resident and Probate Do you live outside of Colorado but are named as Personal Representative for a Colorado resident? No problem! Colorado does not require an in-state resident status. However, probate laws may differ from state to state and could end up...