Is this question still relevant? If so, you will want to visit with a probate attorney to understand your rights and duties as personal representative. You may be able to do an informal probate of the Will and sale the land through a streamlined process. Best of luck!
Depending on whether there are named beneficiaries for the private accounts, the IRA and the "joint accounts", you will likely need a probate attorney to assist you. On the other hand, if all accounts have named beneficiaries and the department of motor vehicles in Georgia has a streamlined process...Read more »
Your best bet is to contact a probate attorney in Washington. This website and others have directories that should assist. Is it possible to do without an attorney, yes, it is possible. However, there is also a good chance that you might make critical mistakes, as probate law is very complicated....Read more »
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