What is Probate?

Probate is the process of establishing that a deceased person’s will is legitimate. Your will might be considered legal as long as it adheres to certain legal requirements. As part of the process, probate also determines whether or not the will is the deceased's final will.

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Viewed in a broader range, probate refers to the entire procedure of the court-supervised management of an estate; from the initial probate of the will to the distribution of estate possessions. The official announcement of the executor or administrator is also included. The executor or administrator, sometimes considered a representative, could be named by a will or a court can appoint one, in the event that one was not named or if the named representative is unable to accept responsibilities.
To learn more about the probate process, assistance on how to serve as an executor, or for more details on how to administer an estate, visit back with our blog soon or contact our attorney in Raleigh NC,with any questions you might have. Our estate attorney can help you and your family make the right choices for your loved ones.
Are you thinking of estate planning now, so that when the time comes, your affairs are in order and have representatives that will take care of them for you, should you pass in an untimely death or become incapacitated? If so, it might be time to contact an attorney in Raleigh NC.
Contacting a lawyer to help with estate planning will help you ensure that you include everything that’s needed for estate plans. Wills, trusts, power of attorney, and other things are important to include if they’re needed.

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Feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns you may have about estate planning. Also contact our attorney in Raleigh NC to schedule a consultation if you need help with other legal matters, whether it be family law, trademarking, copyrighting, or DWI issues.

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