The Probate Process
Ive heard that probate is expensive, time-consuming, and bureaucratic. True?
Probate used to be all that and more, but times have changed and so has the probate process in most states. Today it is seldom as costly and time-consuming as in the past. Most states have adopted alternatives to the probate procedures for families with no real property or with assets of, say, $50,000 or less. These simplified procedures save court fees, attorneys fees, and executors fees.
>>Ive heard that probate is expensive, time-consuming, and bureaucratic. True?
>>How much does probate cost?
>>What if my estate doesnt qualify for such simplified probate?
>>How long does probate take?
>>What can be done to reduce the costs of probating my estate?