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Tips on Picking a Personal Representative

A personal representative named in a Last Testament is allowed to be an out of state resident only if that individual is a blood relative or a relative through an existing marriage. If a representative does not satisfy this criteria, a … Continue reading

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Designating your representative can prevent a fight over your remains

I have been saying for years that taking the time to put things in order in proper legal documents can save a lot of headache and money in the long run. “Careful planning can prevent a crisis” has been one … Continue reading

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Maryland Plaintiff Files Lead Paint Suit Against Personal Representative of Property Owner

In some cases, determining which defendants may be held liable for injuries in a Maryland negligence claim is an issue for the courts.  In a November 9, 2018 case, the plaintiff alleged that he contracted lead paint poisoning while living … Continue reading

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Revisions to Partnership Representative Rules

The IRS has issued final regulations under the new centralized partnership audit regime. This audit regime was enacted in 2015. The rules provide for a partnership to appoint a “partnership representative” to participate in the audit process. The final regulations … Continue reading

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What Does a Personal Representative do?

Many Wisconsin residents are appointed to serve as the personal representative for a family member’s estate without fully understanding the duties and responsibilities of the position. Handling an estate is not necessarily difficult, but it does require a certain attention … Continue reading

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