Settling debts in the probate process

The probate process includes not only assessing the value of the estate for distribution to beneficiaries but also finalizing any outstanding debts owed by the deceased. Understanding the process for handling debts in probate helps to set clear expectations. As an...

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3 FAQ about undue influence

When testators make changes to a will, those impacted by the change may fear their loved one made modifications because of undue influence. Knowing the answers to these frequently asked questions about undue influence might help beneficiaries understand how to...

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What happens during probate?

You may hear the word probate and associate it with a will but know nothing else about it. Probate is a legal process whereby a will goes through the court to ensure things happen, as you stated. If your estate qualifies for probate, your family may have to wait...

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