How to Avoid Probate

Probate is an expensive and long court proceeding in which a will is reviewed, made public and determined to be valid or invalid. While probate should ideally last no longer than four to six months, realistically some wills take as long as two to three years to probate. With so many disadvantages to the traditional court system, it is no wonder that many people seek ways to avoid the probate system entirely. The following are some of those ways.

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Why Avoid Probate?

While probate is the most common method, it is not mandatory for everyone; some prefer to avoid probate for various reasons. Click this link for a further discussion on the reasons people choose to avoid probate. FreeAdvice offers dozens of articles on the probate process and personal estate planning.

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