This chapter provides basic information about the procedures involved in the administering of a deceased person’s All the property a person has, including real property and personal property. It is often used to describe property belonging to someone who has died, or the property of a bankrupt.. It is not intended that the chapter be used as a do-it-yourself kit, as in the majority of cases (except where small estates are involved) it is necessary that legal advice be obtained. This does not mean that a person who finds themself appointed as an The person named in a will as the one who must ensure that the deceased person’s intentions, as stated in the will, are carried out. or (1) (wills) Someone who takes legal responsibility for the possessions of a person who has died without making a will, or who is still alive but cannot manage their own possessions. For example, an administrator may be appointed to manage the money, house or other possessions of a person who has a severe mental disability. (2) (companies) A manager appointed by the directors of a company that is in financial difficulty. This may give creditors a better chance of getting their money back because the company can keep trading under supervised management instead of being wound up. should not be aware of the obligations, procedures, expenses and possible difficulties involved.
Health, wills and other legal issues affecting older people
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