Avoiding probate has become a cottage industry, with lawyers touting the benefits of “living” trusts to people who would rather have a root canal than have anything to do with a probate court. For several reasons, avoiding Connecticut probate might not be a good idea.
When someone dies, the person who administers the estate - also known as the executor - has several responsibilities they are legally responsible for. In this post, we discuss what an executor of an estate does and what they need to know.
You may have heard horror stories about “probate.” Many of them are simply not true. In this post, I discuss the myths about probate why they don’t apply to in the vast majority of estates.