Category: Probate

Can Your Parent’s Estate Go to Probate?

It can be very difficult to deal with the passing of a parent. But when you are left to deal with their estate it can get quite confusing rather quickly – especially if it goes to probate. Probate is the settling of an individual’s estate by a court-appointed executor. While it can be simpler if the estate fits within a c...

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What to Expect During Probate When There Isn’t a Will

Most people know about a last will and testament that helps transfer assets from an individual who has passed away to their listed beneficiaries. In the time following the death of the benefactor or the “decedent” the property and assets go into what has known as probate. Probate is the legal process involved in transferring property from the deceased’s estate to their beneficiaries. Probate...

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