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Understanding What Probate Is and Is Not
J. Anthony Kington,Richard O. Kissel,David W. Nyberg,Mary L. Rust,Julia E. Tarvin, May 29, 2015
Property that passes under your will is subject to probate. Probate is the process of obtaining probate court approval to pass property as your will dictates, or, if you don’t have a will, under your state’s law of descent and distribution. This includes filing the will, appointing an...