New Year’s Resolution: Update your Estate Plan

Happy New Year! We are just a week in and many of us have started our New Year’s Resolutions. Number One on the list seems to be to get healthier and number two seems to be more organized. May I add a third?  If you’ve invested in an estate plan for your family, this is

Probate Series (Part 1): What is Probate

Probate is a court supervised process that takes place after someone dies. The word “Probate” derives directly from the Latin verb probare, which means to try, test, prove, or examine. It is the first step in the legal process of administering the estate of a deceased person, resolving all claims and distributing the deceased person’s property