How Long to Settle An Estate?

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How long it takes to settle an estate would depend on the complexity of the estate. If it is a simple estate then it should take around six months.
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Settling an estate depends on the extent of the assets and liabilities, how many heirs their are, whether it is being contested, how much insurance is involved, and the ability of the Executor to be physically present to deal with all of these things with the lawyer. A very simple estate can take up to a year; complicated ones can take years.!
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