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How to Avoid an Heir Cash Advance Scam

Feb 24, 2016

It seems whenever the economy takes a turn for the worse, we experience a rise in scams that prey on those that our most needy citizens.  Many of these scams seem to come from Nigeria, through the U.K.  Individuals here in the U.S. are contacted by phone or mail, claiming that they are going to be recipients of a substantial inheritance.  This inheritance is coming… Continue Reading

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Is an Inheritance Cash Advance a Loan?

Jan 19, 2016

The simple answer is that an inheritance cash advance provided by Advance Inheritance is not a loan.  A loan generally includes a specific pay off date.  When Advance Inheritance provides funds, there is no specific pay off date, we are repaid when the probate estate is completely settled and the court has approved the distribution of funds.  This period may be as little as a… Continue Reading

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Surprising Facts Related to Heir Cash Advances

Dec 15, 2015

Non-Recourse Transaction The heir cash advance is not a loan.  With a cash advance, an heir assigns a limited portion of his/hers inheritance.  Unlike an heir loan, an assignment is a non-recourse transaction.  This means that the heir will not be personally responsible to repay any portion of cash advance (other than in the case of fraud); we get repaid directly by the Administrator, who… Continue Reading

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Executor and Trustee Frequently Asked Questions

Nov 6, 2015

Q: – How is the executor or trustee of an estate chosen? A: – To begin, if there is a will or trust available, that person will be named.  In the case of a will, they will be called the executor, while in the case of a trust, they will be called the trustee.  If the decedent passes without a will or trust, the estate… Continue Reading

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Who Is Eligible For An Heir Cash Advance

Oct 5, 2015

Most heirs to a Probate Estate can receive a cash advance on their inheritance.  This is the case regardless of the existence of a Will or not.  An advance has no bearing on any of the other heirs, nor does it affect the manner in which the Estate is administered.  The amount available is based on the net value of the inheritance (after all estate… Continue Reading

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Time is Money: Advance on your Inheritance

Sep 25, 2015

Often the heirs of an estate do not have the time to wait for the entire Court directed process to be completed. The estate may need funds to update real property for sale. The property may sell for a much higher price after remodeling, than it might in its current state. Updated property may also sell much more quickly than property left to heirs by an elderly deceased… Continue Reading

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