The percentage of the estate to which an executor is entitled depends on the state law where the will is probated and the terms of the will. Some states use sliding scales, some use percentages and some do not set a spec... More » Business & Finance Real Estate

Literally, "percent" means "per hundred". A percentage is a measure per 100 in any particular value. For instance, in 100 grains of wheat, 50 percent would mean 50 grains. Dividing the value in question by the total valu... More » Math Fractions & Percentages

Total soluble solids are solids that are dissolved within a substance. A common total soluble solid is sugar. The technique of measuring the concentration of total soluble solids is called refractometry, and it is used e... More »

An executor of an estate is the person, trust or bank that carries out the terms of the will of a deceased person, or decedent, and settles the decedent's estate, according to the American Bar Association. In some states... More » Education K-12

Beneficiaries of a will can attempt to remove the executor of an estate by hiring an attorney and filing a complaint with the probate court, explains AllLaw. Each state has its own estate laws, so the acceptable legal gr... More » Business & Finance Financial Planning

A small estate affidavit is a document from an inheritor of a piece of property under a state law or will that allows the inheritor to claim the property, according to Nolo. The affidavit is signed under oath and provide... More » Business & Finance Financial Planning

The executor is named in the will as the individual responsible for distributing the assets of the estate, according to William R. Simon Jr. for SAN DIEGO LAW FIRM. Personal representative refers to the executor or admin... More » Business & Finance Financial Planning