Probate Real Estate

Don't Go Through Probate Alone

What is probate? 

  • a. By definition probate is the legal process for the transfer of assets – houses, cars, stocks, bonds, boats, etc. from the deceased person’s name to his or her estate so they can be sold or distributed to the heirs.
  • b. Probate is a process. 
  • c. Probate takes place in the county of the decedent’s residence. 
  • d. Probate oversees the settlement of an estate. 
  • e. Probate validates terms of a will, if there is one. 
  • f. Probate pays legitimate creditors. 
  • g. Probate distributes remaining assets. 

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Executor’s Duties