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What is Probate? Some Common Questions and Answers

This guide looks at a few commonly asked questions surrounding the probate process and attempts to answer those questions in an understandable and conversational style. This guide will discuss what type of assets commonly go through probate at death and what sort of assets can pass "non-probate."

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The information contained herein is intended for informational purposes only and is not legal advice, nor is it intended to create an attorney-client relationship. For advice regarding a specific legal issue, please contact Attorney Thomas B. Burton or another attorney for assistance. For more information about Attorney Thomas B. Burton, including practice areas, fees and contact information, please visit

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