If you have recently experienced the death of a loved one, you will likely need to go through the probate process unless their estate was adequately planned for ahead of time. Probate is the legal procedure following someone’s death that will determine the distribution of wealth and assets from the deceased to their beneficiaries or heirs.
There are various laws and regulations that you need to abide by while working through the probate process which requires the oversight of a probate court. From settling the debts of the deceased, allocating any inheritance to the correct recipients or securing your loved one’s property to their beneficiary, you need to make sure you’re preparing every step of the way. Protect the future of your loved one’s estate by downloading this checklist to guide you through each task that may be required through the probate process.