What does a Personal Representative do?
The personal representative is the person appointed by the Court to administer the estate. The Personal Representative is responsible to:

- Collect, inventory and possess all of the decedent's assets and file the inventory with the court.
- Maintain necessary insurance on the property.
- Collect all income and rents from decedent's estate and manage the estate.
- Handle all claims against the estate.
- Pay out of the estate all expenses of administration, taxes, charges and claims.
- Prepare a complete final accounting and file it with the court.
- Distribute the remaining assets to the proper beneficiaries and file receipts with the court.
- Keep all interested parties fully informed of the estate progress and provide them with copies of any paperwork required.
- Obey and perform the probate court's orders.

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1. What is your address?
2. What is Probate?
3. If I find a will after someone dies, what do I do with it?
4. What does a Personal Representative do?
5. Do I need a lawyer?
6. How do I file a claim?
7. How do I get Domiciliary Letters?