What is Probate and Why Should We Try to Avoid it?

What is Probate and Why Should We Try to Avoid it?

WHAT IS PROBATE? So many people do not know what probate is or may misunderstand just what it means. So, what is probate? Probate is a legal process that takes place after someone dies, involving paperwork and court appearances by lawyers.  The lawyers and court fees...

A Primer On Probate

What is Probate? After a person dies, the ownership of his or her property, assets and personal possessions must be legally transferred to the heirs of the Estate. Probate is the name given to this process. If the decedent had a Will, the assets are distributed...