Probate

Probate2018-11-16T04:24:14+00:00

Probate is a legal process that takes place after someone dies. It includes:

  • proving in court that a deceased person’s will is valid (usually a routine matter)
  • identifying and inventorying the deceased person’s property
  • having the property appraised
  • paying debts and taxes
  • distributing the remaining property as the will (or state law, if there’s no will) directs.

Probate is a legal process that takes place after someone dies. It includes:

  • proving in court that a deceased person’s will is valid (usually a routine matter)
  • identifying and inventorying the deceased person’s property
  • having the property appraised
  • paying debts and taxes
  • distributing the remaining property as the will (or state law, if there’s no will) directs.