The death of a loved one can be a difficult time with a unique set of responsibilities for the executor/personal representative. Managing the deceased's estate is even more difficult if the personal representative lives out of town or is emotionally unprepared. Additional problems arise if the deceased has left no will or trust.
If you are the personal representative of an estate, you have to distribute the deceased’s assets and settle his affairs. You have a fiduciary responsibility to manage the estate. Failure to fulfill these duties can result in personal financial responsibility.
With compassion, respect and honesty, Estate Innovations is your executor assistant there to start the process while you have time to grieve and be with family. In cases where a loved ones’ death is imminent, we can start the process before the passing of your loved one. Planning in advance can help ease the pain.
Executor Assistant Services
Estate Innovations is your personal guidance and assistance in the step-by-step process of what needs done after the death of a loved one. We can provide any or all of the following services.
Selling of residence
Estate Innovations deals with reliable realtors, home appraisers and inspectors to arrange the sale of real property. We oversee all aspects of the home selling process for a personal representative right through to attending the closing in your absence.
Security and safety of personal property
Our number one priority is the preservation and security of your loved ones’ personal property. Estate Innovations provides decluttering service, property maintenance, and winterization of vehicles, pools, vacation homes or cottages.We also provide regular home inspections and security checks, alarm response and key holder services.
Maintenance and repair of residence
Estate Innovations arranges necessary maintenance or repairs to preserve the value of your loved ones’ personal property and to prepare it for sale. Working with qualified professionals, we provide house cleaning and lawn service, landscaping and snow removal, minor repairs, painting, and any other service requested by the personal representative.Services ordered by the executor or trustee are charged directly to the estate.
Managing and disposing of personal property
Estate Innovations inventories all physical items and prepares them for sale, distribution to heirs, donation or disposal. Using qualified specialists, we appraise all vehicles, antiques, collections, jewelry, china, silver and fine art, and can arrange for the sale of these items.
If the personal assistant chooses, select items will be donated to organizations such as food banks, veterans or community services, church groups, or other charities of your choice. Clothing, eyeglasses and many other of your loved ones’ items can find a good home while allowing your loved one to live on in the hearts touched by this generosity.
Estate Innovations can coordinate or execute other duties for the personal representative.We can assist in locating lawyer services for trust or probate, or arrange a meeting with your estate attorney to inquire about a will or trust. Estate Innovations can inventory all non-physical items of the estate and secure important documents that must be filed with financial institutions, insurance companies, and government agencies.We even handle menial tasks such as bill paying, the management/cancelation of social media and online accounts, and more.