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How to Probate a Will Without An Attorney

October 23, 2020

  Probate is the legal process that ensures your debts are paid and legal title to your assets is transferred to the appropriate heirs and beneficiaries. If you have a will, the probate process will determine whether the will is authentic and valid. During the process, an executor will be appointed to administer the estate. […]

What is a Probate Lawyer/Attorney and Why Do I Need One?

October 23, 2020

  A probate lawyer, or probate attorney, guides the executors of an estate through the probate process.   Usually, when a probate lawyer is hired, he or she handles all the paperwork and proceedings in court. A probate lawyer also can advise the executor on actions the executor must take and guide the executor through […]

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What is Probate Court and What Happens at a Probate Court Hearing?

October 23, 2020

  Probate is the legal process that ensures your debts are paid and legal title to your assets is transferred to the appropriate heirs and beneficiaries. If you have a will, the probate process will determine whether the will is authentic and valid.    What is a Probate Court? A probate court is a judicial […]

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What is the Cost of Probate?

October 23, 2020

  Probate is the legal process that ensures your debts are paid and legal title of your assets is transferred to the appropriate heirs and beneficiaries. If you have a will, the probate process determines whether the will is authentic and valid. Probate is required for all estates, whether or not you have a will, […]

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What is a Probate Estate?

October 23, 2020

  Probate is the legal process that ensures your debts are paid and legal title of the assets you owned at the time of your death are transferred to the appropriate heirs and beneficiaries. If you have a will, the probate process also will determine whether the will is authentic and valid.   Not all […]

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What You Need To Know About the Probate Process

September 29, 2020

Probate is the legal process that ensures your debts are paid and the legal title of your assets is transferred to the appropriate heirs and beneficiaries. If you have a will, the probate process will determine whether the will is authentic and valid. Each state sets its own probate process and rules in its probate […]

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What is Probate? A Guide to the Probate Process

September 18, 2020

Probate is the legal process that ensures your debts are paid and the legal title of your assets is transferred to the appropriate heirs and beneficiaries. If you have a will, the probate process will determine whether the will is authentic and valid. Each state sets its own probate process and rules in its probate […]

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What Is the Probate Process and Why Is It Important for Estate Planning?

December 20, 2019

A critical part of your estate plan should include probate. Probate can be an expensive and time-consuming process, depending on the state and other factors. The largest expenses some estates face are probate and its related costs. Fail to account for this in your estate plan and 3% to 5% or more of your estate […]

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