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How Can Probate be Avoided?

How Can Probate be Avoided?

While creating a Living Trust is probably the most common way to avoid probate, there are other circumstances in which Probate can be avoided, delays, or minimized.   Revocable Living Trust The reason for establishing the Living Trust was to give people the...
How Does a Living Trust Help Avoid Probate?

How Does a Living Trust Help Avoid Probate?

When a person or family create a Living Trust, all assets in their name are re-titled to the Living Trust. At that point, they are not subject to Probate. The assets are administered privately and efficiently by the Successor Trustee who is often one of the family...
What is Probate?

What is Probate?

The probate process also allows your executor to hire an accountant and lawyer to help in settling your estate. Assets such as your final pay from your job, cashing in any stocks you owned and realizing a return on any shares you held in a company can all be released...