What is probate?

Probate is a court supervised process with respect to the administration of the Estate of a deceased person. It specifically resolves all claims and distributes the decedent's property under a valid will or the state laws of heirship.

Probate can protect the instructions of the deceased person.
Probate can also clerify wether an executor or administrator are the personal representatives of the decedent's estate.

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