What is Probate, Why Does It Exist and Can a Will Help Me Avoid Probate?

can probate be avoided

Executors often find that the probate process can be time consuming and expensive.  Planning strategies exist that may eliminate or reduce the requirement of having assets probated.  But can probate be avoided? What is Probate? Probate is a legal procedure that validates a deceased’s will and confirms the executor’s authority to carry out the testator’s wishes. This assures third parties … Read More