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5 03, 2019

Executor Duties and Liabilities in Distribution of Estate Assets

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Registered Valuation of Estate Property Prior to Distribution As executor of an estate, you have a duty to act prudently and reasonably in the sale of any estate property. This includes a duty to obtain the best price you can on a sale of estate assets, for the benefit of the beneficiaries. As a result [...]

26 06, 2011

What happens if you die without a will?

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  If you don’t have a will when you die, your estate will be divided in the way set out in the Administration Act.  As a result, your property may not go to the people or charities that you would have wanted to benefit from your estate. Any property you own jointly with another person [...]

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