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What Is Probate?
When an estate owner dies with a simple will or no estate plan at all, the estate must go through the probate process. This provides the beneficiaries, creditors and anyone else with a vested interest in the estate with a supervised forum in which to... More »
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Probate - Wikipedia

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Probate is the legal process whereby a will is "proved" in a court and accepted as a valid public document that is the true last testament of the deceased.

What is probate? - Nolo.com

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Probate is a legal process that takes place after someone dies. It includes: proving in court that a deceased person's will is valid (usually a routine matter) ...

Wills, Estates, and Probate - probate_selfhelp - California Courts

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Wills, Estates, and Probate. Print Español. Losing a loved one is a sad and difficult time for family, relatives, and friends. In addition, those left behind must often ...

The Probate Process: Four Simple Steps | LegalZoom

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Learn about the probate process and find out what probate involves. Discover how probate can be avoided through proper estate planning.

The Probate Process | Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law

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The laws of each state vary, so it is a good idea to consult an attorney to determine whether a probate proceeding is necessary, whether the fiduciary must be ...

Probate Court | Superior Court of California - County of San Francisco

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The Probate Court deals directly with the everyday personal and financial matters of San Franciscans. Most people think of probate courts as working exclusively ...

Probate Division | Superior Court of California, Santa Cruz County

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The Probate Division of the Superior Court handles a wide range of issues involving adults and children including: Transfers of Property; Powers of Attorney  ...

The Probate Basics - FindLaw

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IntroductionThe legal process of transferring of property upon a person's death is known as probate. Although probate customs and laws have changed over ...