Wills and Estates

The estate of a deceased person includes all property (both real and personal) owned by the person at the time of death. These assets minus any liabilities, or debts, owed by the person is considered the net worth and is paid to the beneficiaries of the estate. A will names one or more persons to manage the estate and distribute the property at death. Without a will, a person’s estate is handled in probate.

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