For the executor or administrator of an estate, the probate process can be very confusing. There are a plethora of court forms, duties and responsibilities. To attempt to educate yourself can not only be a headache for the executor or administrator but can also cost the estate both time and money.
Beyond the required forms and deadlines, there are simple facts about estate administration that many executor and administrators are not aware of. For example, there are limits on creditor claims. See http://www.perlalaw.com/blog/having-a-knowledgeable-probate-attorney-handle-your-loved-ones-estate-could-save-you-a-lot-of-money/… Read the rest