Probate is a legal process, often involving a probate court appearance, which someone’s estate has to pass through if they have not set up a trust. It is used to pass title and distribute a person’s assets. In a difficult and emotional time such as this, it is important that your family have advice and guidance from experienced estate planners and lawyers like those at Silverman Law Offices.
People often make serious mistakes in their attempt to avoid probate court. In the articles below, we discuss several of these potential pitfalls, how to avoid them, and how to proceed if you should find yourself in an unfortunate situation.