Understanding Probate's Role
For most, probate is an inevitability. Only those with little to no assets can avoid having their estate go through this legal process. Probate ensures that the contents of an estate are distributed fairly to any beneficiaries, but just as importantly, it ensures that any debts of the estate are paid. Probate is not the dreaded affair that some make it out to be, and you may agree after reading the simple outline of probate tasks below.