What is Probate Administration and How Does It Work?
After someone dies, the legal process begins to substantiate their will and determine who receives the assets of the deceased person’s estate. In many cases, the court must appoint a representative for the deceased person to gather the deceased person’s assets, pay debts and handle the distribution of property to the heirs. The court-supervised administration…Read More
What We All Need to Know About Wills
We’ve all seen it happen and heard the horror stories. The unfortunate examples of the unexpected happenings that devastate lives and ruin finances. And yet so many of us resist, or procrastinate the establishment of a will. We all know the inevitability of our mortality and yet it still seems that many Americans simply find…Read More
What is Probate
Probate is the legal process used to settle a deceased person’s estate. The process is overseen by the judge of the probate court. In North Carolina, the probate judge is the Clerk of the Superior Court of the county in which the deceased had personal residence at the time of his death. The probate process…Read More