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Estate Administration: Qualifying as Administrator

Posted in Estate Administration on Thu September 16, 2010

In North Carolina, if a person dies without a Will, that person is said to have died “intestate,” and the Administrator is the person who handles the deceased person’s (decedent’s) estate. If the person died with an original of his/her last Will, that person has died “testate,” and the Executor named in the Will would be handling the estate.

This is the most important distinction to make before going through the steps of handling a deceased person’s estate.

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