- Estate Planning
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- Social Security
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- Wills & Trusts
How Long Does Probate Take?
It is reasonable to expect that a simple probate estate will take approximately five or six months to properly handle. Probate is a court-supervised process for identifying and gathering the assets of a deceased person (decedent), paying the decedent’s debts, and distributing the decedent’s assets to his or her beneficiaries. Probate is necessary to pass […]read more >
How is My Property Transferred if I Die Intestate
Creating a will is important to ensure that you have control over where your property and your assets go upon your death. A will is a simple yet essential estate planning tool and, upon your death, the distribution of property in your will should be carried out through the probate and estate administration process. If […]read more >
Can Probate Be Avoided?
Probate is the legal process of settling the estate of a decedent. The probate process occurs in court. If the decedent left a Will, the process involves proving that the Will is valid, resolving creditor claims against the estate, filing any necessary tax returns and distributing the assets to the beneficiaries according to the terms […]read more >