Estate Administration in Massachusetts: A Handbook with Forms
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This single volume is a practical guide to the administration of decedents' estates in Massachusetts. The law governing decedents' estates in Massachusetts experienced the greatest single change in its history on March 31, 2012, when the Massachusetts Uniform Probate Code became effective with respect to decedents' estates. Many of the applicable General Laws were repealed in whole or in part, and an enormous body of case law interpreting those statutes became either irrelevant or of uncertain continuing application. This new edition has been completely revised to reflect the new system and contains more than 70 filled-in forms
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Table of contents
Chapter 1 Problems Arising Before Administration Is Taken
Chapter 2 Preliminary Considerations in Taking Administration
Chapter 3 Appointment of a Personal Representative
Chapter 4 Administering the Estate
Chapter 5 Closing the Estate
Chapter 6 Miscellaneous Issues in Appointment and Administration
Chapter 7 Contested Proceedings
Appendix Probate and Family Court Filing Fees