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The Truth About Wills and Probate

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You’ll Learn Things Like:

  • What Is A Last Will & Testament?
  • What Happens if I Die Without a Will?
  • What is Probate?
  • Why is a Will Subject to Probate?
  • What are the Advantages of Probate?
  • What are the Disadvantages of Probate?
  • Can Probate be Avoided?
  • Is My Will Enough to Protect Me?
  • What are the Alternatives to Wills and Probate?
  • Can a Nursing Home Really Take Everything I Own?
  • Is My Estate Large Enough to Worry About Estate Planning?
  • What is the Best Way to Protect Myself and My Family?

What you don’t know about a will and probate, can cost you, or your family, time money and hassle. Get the facts – Be informed!

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Probate

Advantages

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Public Forum

Probate provides a public forum to resolve disputes raised by creditors or disgruntled heirs.

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Time Limits

Probate can limit the time for creditors or other claimants to file a dispute against the estate.

Disadvantages

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Cost

Court costs, attorney fees and other probate expenses can consume as much as 3 to 8% of your entire estate

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Delay

On average, the process of probate can take anywhere from 12-24 months to complete

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Publicity

In most states, probate records are open to the public. Anyone can see who got what, how much, etc.

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Lack of Control

Probate is a court supervised legal process. Your Executor must seek approval from the Court before taking any action.