When a resident of Alaska dies, surviving family members will eventually need to turn their attentions to closing out his or her estate. If you are in this position, you may wonder what to expect from probate and estate administration. How does it proceed? How long will it take?
Did one of your loved ones choose you to serve as executor of his or her estate? In this position, you will be responsible for the completion of numerous tasks that could present a challenge -- and that is if everything goes smoothly. When someone has suspicions about the validity of the will or your dedication to your duties, it could delay probate and estate administration, which could further complicate your duties and your dealings in an Alaska court.