Administrator

Executor Commissions: Calculating in New Jersey

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Calculating NJ executor commissions

From time to time, people ask me about trustee and executor commissions in New Jersey.  Because it is a bit complex, I have broken it down into two posts and I will focus on administrator and executor commissions today. To start, a Will can specifically provide for an executor’s commission.  In that absence of expressly authorizing a […]

Estate

Choosing an Executor, Trustee and Guardian

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choosing an executor trustee and guardian

Clients frequently ask me for advice on who they should name as Executor, Trustee or Guardian when creating their Last Will and Testament.  First, let me explain the difference between the three roles. The Executor  The Executor is the person who probates your Will, goes into your house and looks through all your things, safeguards […]

Copyright

Copyrights after Death of Author

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copyrights after death of author

If you are a writer, artist, musician, photographer or other professional who has created a copyrightable work, you should realize that you are creating an asset that should be carefully managed after you pass away. The first thing that you should know is that if you have created a work after January 1, 1978, the copyright will generally last […]