What Does Probate Mean?

What Does Probate Mean?

What Does Probate Mean? When you hear the word “probate” you might feel a bit apprehensive. After all, there’s plenty of horror stories about people whose assets were tied up for years in probate (a recent public example is Prince’s estate, which is still...
Can You Avoid Probate? Should You?

Can You Avoid Probate? Should You?

Can You Avoid Probate, and Is That the Best Choice for Your Estate? Is probate a bad thing? Can you avoid probate even if you want to? The answer is yes, you can create an estate plan that avoids probate. But before you decide to go that route, you need to understand...