Rights of the Surviving Spouse

What happens when one spouse dies leaving a will that gives nothing to the surviving spouse?  You would be surprised how often this happens, especially in the context of a second marriage. (If you would like to discuss your rights as a surviving spouse, contact our...

What does an executor do?

An executor is the person appointed to administer the estate of a person who has died leaving a will which nominates that person. Unless there is a valid objection, the judge will appoint the person named in the will to be executor. (If you need to speak to a Sugar...