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How to Handle Small and Insolvent Estates 2021

Available: In Stock
Price: $49.00
Item Code: 11295-BK


These course materials will show you how to evaluate a case to determine if you need to open an estate and if it is safe to simply “walk away” from a decedent’s creditors. This book covers small estates, legislative updates and payment and special considerations. Also covered is how to identify an insolvent estate and the issues that are involved.

Summary of Contents

  • Introduction
  • What Is the “Estate”?
  • Statutory Exceptions for Small Estates and Certain
  • Beginning with the End in Mind: Should Your Client Administer the Estate?
  • Dealing with Creditors’ Claims
  • Protecting the Personal Representative
  • Distribution of Estates and Abatement
  • Closing the Small or Insolvent Estate
  • Reasonableness of Fees
  • Legal Fees in DHS Claims and “Unadministered” Estates
  • Decedent in Bankruptcy
  • Unfair Debt Collection Practice
  • Medical Assistance Estate Recovery
  • Hypothetical 
Practice Areas
Published: 5/8/2021
Pages: 58
Size: 8.5x11
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