Can I Administer the Estate? What You Need to Know About Being a Personal Representative
So you want to administer a Palm Beach estate or a Florida estate? What do you need to know about administering the estate? Another way of saying that is: What do you need to know about being the estate executor? What we call a personal representative. Well you need to know the probate process which is a legal process. You need to know how to marshal assets, you need to know how to deal with creditors, pay off debts, don’t pay off improper debts, don’t pay off improper expenses, deal with your beneficiaries, account to them and then distribute the assets to them. Oh yes, you’re also going to have to deal with probate lawyers.