One question lots of people have is how to know if they're the heir of an estate. Sometimes, family members or friends may make people beneficiaries without letting them know. Heirs are not the same as beneficiaries, though.
One of the biggest questions people have about inheritances is what to do with them. It's very easy to spend the money or to use up the assets you receive, which may not be your goal.
Probate litigation refers to challenging all or part of a person's last will and testament, the appointment of an estate's personal representative or other parts of a person's estate plan.
When you choose a personal representative for your estate, that person is taking on a lot of responsibility. One of their responsibilities is to inventory your estate.
It can be hard to deal with tax season, and one of the biggest issues is the state tax that is found on every paycheck. However, there are some states that treat you differently. One is Washington. In Washington, there is no state tax, but that can affect other taxes, such as your inheritance tax or property taxes.