Executor and an Administrator

Estate Planning: What’s the difference between an Executor and an Administrator?

A question that our estate planning attorneys get asked a lot is, “what’s the difference between an executor and an administrator?” It’s understandable to see so much confusion over these two terms. After all, both generally perform similar duties. Below is a brief breakdown of the difference between an executor and an administrator. Executor vs.…

Should anyone represent themselves in court

Should anyone represent themselves in court?

Should anyone represent themselves in court? People who are facing a court appearance in the near future but want to keep things simple and avoid attorney fees may choose to represent themselves in court. Their rationale is likely, “My case isn’t that complex, so why hire a lawyer? It can’t be that difficult.” While the…