Written by attorney Christine A. Schafer

3 Reasons You Want to Avoid Probate

When you pass away, your family may need to visit a probate court in order to claim their inheritance. This can happen if you own property (like a house, bank account, investment account, or other asset) in only your name. Here are a few reasons you want to avoid the probate court.

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For Florida residents, check the Florida Bar for additional useful information. If you're in another jurisdiction, your state may also have helpful information listed on their state bar's website.

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