Archive for the ‘Probate Tax’ Category

AVOIDING PROBATE FEES WITH A POWER OF ATTORNEY?

Tuesday, September 6th, 2011

Much has been written about probate fee avoidance. In fact I just googled it and up came several pages of website references to guide the reader. Can you with a power of attorney engage in probate fee avoidance on behalf of a testator whose estate may be subject to probate ...

(Un)Certainty with Probate Taxes

Friday, September 2nd, 2011

As someone who counsels executors and administrators I’ve always been comfortable advising that when applying to probate the will or obtain a certificate of appointment of estate trustee without a will they are required to swear an affidavit attesting to the values of the assets caught on their application and ...