Probate Series (Part 2): 3 Common Ways to Avoid It

As with every aspect of your estate, Seiter Law strongly suggests that you contact an experienced estate attorney to discuss, your assets, the probate process and the laws in your state before trying to limit or avoid probate. That being said, in general these are the most common ways to avoid probate: Joint Tenancy With Right

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