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Estate Administration

Whenever a person dies, his or her estate needs to be collected and managed. Estate administration involves gathering the assets of the estate, paying the decedent's debts, and distributing the remaining assets. Without a basic understanding of the estate administration process, the whole experience can be pretty overwhelming. This section offers a number of resources on estate administration and executors. You’ll find articles on how to administer an estate, the treatment of debts after death, choosing the right executor, the duties of the executor, and much more. Choose a link from the list below to learn more about estate administration.

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