Probate by the Numbers

Anyone who is thinking about estate planning thinks (or should be thinking) about probate. Probate is the term that generally describes the administration of an estate of a deceased person. Probate is also the process for administrating the estate of a deceased person that is established in the State Probate Act.  That process is handled…

5 Estate Planning Myths

To many it seems that estate planning is like a mysterious woodland creature. Sightings are reported, but descriptions of the animal do not all match, and an accurate picture of the real thing remains illusive. Dispelling the myths is a good start in gaining an accurate understanding of estate planning (the elusive creature). Once you begin to have…

FAQs About Probate

One of the most often misunderstand terms in estate planning is “probate” and what it mean We answer the most common FAQs about probate here: WHAT IS PROBATE? The term “probate” refers generally to the process by which the estate of a decedent (person who died) is administrated and distributed to the people who are the lawful…