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Understanding Terms Used in the Probate Process, continued

Our probate lawyer in Cary NC is back with more information to help you better understand the probate process and terms that can be used when estate planning and more. If you missed our previous blog, visit back there for more information.

Probate Lawyer in Cary NC Talks Terms to Understand

  • A will is the written documentation that is put in place prior to death. It has a written description of how the individual that has passed would like their estate to be handled after death.
  • An administrator may be appointed to those who did not have a will in place at death. This might also be the case if someone passes away with a will that is deemed invalid.
  • Heirs are people who have been designated to inherit the earth date when there are no documents or a will in place prior to death.
  • The decedent is the person who has passed away.

There are many terms that can be overwhelming and confusing to understand in the legal system. That's why working with a probate lawyer in Cary NC is a great way to make sure you aren't stressed about the situation you may be in. Whether you're beginning to estate plan or have been appointed an executor of an estate, we can help.
Eldreth Law Firm PC | Probate Lawyer in Cary NC
If you don’t have an estate plan in place or haven’t reviewed yours in several years, now might be the best time to start. Our probate lawyer in Cary NC is here to help you get your estate planning in order and ready should you pass in an untimely manner or become incapacitated at some point. It’s better to be safe than sorry when it comes to an estate plan. Contact our office.
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