Many different participants are involved in the creation of wills and trusts and the administration of estates. This session reviews the basic functions of these participants and describes the role of the proper court in the administration of an estate. Important terms associated with the selection and function of the court, such as probate, jurisdiction, domicile, venue, and ancillary administration, are defined and explained in the second half of the session.
The following people are involved in the preparation of wills and trusts and the administration of a decedent’s estate: the personal representative of the estate, an attorney, a paralegal, the probate court (judge), the registrar, and the clerk. We begin our discussion by examining the functions of each of these participants.
The following topics are covered in this session:
Date: February 9, 2017
Time: 10:00am to 10:15am PST
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