Determining If Your Assets Will Go Into Probate

Planning your estate can be a difficult process fraught with many legal pitfalls. Just choosing to develop an estate plan is a good first step, but having a plan alone is not necessarily enough to guarantee that your assets will be distributed smoothly and properly to your beneficiaries. In particular, it is important to understand which of your assets may potentially need to pass through probate court. Probate has the potential to be a lengthy, and sometimes expensive, process, so it is important to keep it in mind during your estate planning. [Read More]