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Getting Started with the Probate Process

September 3, 2019
Estate Planning

As the Personal Representative or Executor of a will, it’s helpful to know what to expect once the probate process begins. Let’s take a look at the early stages of this process so you can be better prepared for what comes next. The Purpose of Probate The purpose of the probate process is to accomplish […]

How Can You Avoid Probate Court?

August 5, 2019
Estate Planning

Probate is the legal process in which the court, through the Register of Wills, oversees the transfer and distribution of a person’s assets after they pass away. The court is responsible for appointing a Personal Representative–someone who make sure that all debts are paid and that remaining assets are transferred to the persons named in […]

How is Debt Handled Post-Mortem?

February 1, 2019
Estate Planning

Debt is one of the last things you want to worry about when a loved one passes, but it must be done. Things like credit card debt, medical bills, mortgages, and other amounts owed must be reconciled, even after the person who acquired them is no longer alive, and this may raise a lot of […]

What is Probate and How Does it Work?

October 4, 2018
Wills

Probate is the process that handles your estate and carries out the provisions of your Will, after you pass away. The probate process can be quite lengthy from beginning to end. By having a better understanding of the process, you can ease some of the stress and overall uncertainty of its proceedings. What is Probate? […]

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