A loved one's death can be very hard on a family. The time following such a death can also sometimes be a confusing one for a family. A family may be unclear on how their loved one's estate will be distributed and how to best ensure the estate is handled properly during the probate process.
For a lot of our Harrisburg readers, there is nothing more important than making sure that their estate is perfectly accounted for and ready for their passing. That's because our readers know the importance of properly preparing an estate plan so as to avoid legal complications down the road. But as an out-of-state case will show, even the most meticulously planned estates can encounter complex legal issues, especially if the IRS misunderstands what is going on with your estate.