Wills, Probate, and Executors: Thirteen-Step Guide To Estate Administration

For the second podcast, I have prepared a thirteen step overview of settling an estate in case you ever get asked to be someone’s executor of estate (or, if your prefer the modern term, personal representative). The probate process is a creature of state law that is mostly governed by each state’s statute, so it’s not an exaggeration to say that every state is different–the steps of administering an estate in California will have way different requirements than Texas. Still, there are general steps that are generally followed in all states, and I provided a twenty minute overview of what the process entails if you’re interested in getting the lay of the land for administering someone’s estate.

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