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Frequently Asked Questions About Probate & Estate Administration in North Carolina
Attorney Jackie Bedard and the Estate Administration team has compiled these commonly asked questions about probate and estate administration in North Carolina.
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How Much Will It Cost to Administer My Loved One’s North Carolina Estate?
Do I Need to Hire a Probate Lawyer to Help Me with the North Carolina Estate Administration?
Does an executor get paid? How much can an executor charge to probate an estate in North Carolina?
Can I Be Reimbursed from the Estate for Travel or Other Expenses Relating to My Loved One’s Funeral?
What is the Surviving Spouse “Elective Share” in North Carolina?
What Is the Spousal Allowance or Dependent Allowance in North Carolina?
What Happens If a North Carolina Decedent Owns Property in Another State or Country?
A Family Member Is Living in the Decedent’s Home and Refuses to Leave. What Do I Do?
Is it Okay if the Family Meets at the House After the Funeral to Distribute Household Furniture and Possessions?
Should I Open My Loved One’s Safe Deposit Box?