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How the probate process works

Probate court determines if a document offered as a will is valid. If the court deems the will valid, it will supervise the distribution of property based on the terms defined in the will. In most cases, the deceased names the executor in the will. This person oversees the distribution of assets during the probate […]


Lea en español The Probate Process—Ensuring the Orderly Distribution of Your Estate Through the probate process, the probate court oversees the orderly distribution of an estate. If the deceased had a will, the court will confirm the validity of the will and ultimately govern the distribution of assets in accordance with the wishes expressed in […]