Learn how to evaluate a case to determine if you need to open an estate and whether it is safe to simply "walk away" from a decedent's creditors. Who gets paid? When the decedent's debts exceed his assets, in what order are the assets distributed?
Is it in your client's best interest to serve as a personal representative?
Learn the appropriate things to take into consideration when advising your client and what other alternatives are available
Learn the steps to:
Identify an insolvent estate
Determine who gets paid and in what order
Discover alternatives and procedures for handling these estates
Deal with creditors' claims
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