What is the next step?

Question 15 What is the next step? Once you have filed to become an executor, the judge will ask you to hire a probate attorney that can assist you with navigating the probate rules and regulations of the probate process This is a very crucial step as you will need an...

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How do you begin the probate process?

Question 13 Q. How do you begin the probate process? A. A petitioner that would like to become an executor or administrator files the will, along with a document called “Petition for Probate,” within the probate court in the county where the deceased person lived....

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What is a trustee?

Question 5 What is a trustee? A. A trustee is a person who manages a trust and is usually appointed by the trustor The trustee also acts as a fiduciary, for example, an administrator or an executor in a probate sale, holding the legal title but not...

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What is a trustor?

Question 4 What is a trustor? The trustor of a trust is the person who creates the trust The trustor is the one who adds a property to a trust.

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What is a trust?

Question 3 What is a trust? A. A trust is a three-party fiduciary relationship, in which the first party, the trustor, transfers property to the second party, the trustee, for the benefit of the third party, the...

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What is a probated home sale?

Question 2 What is a probated home sale? A probated home sale is when someone has died without trust and the home is given to the executor or administrator to sell, with the court having certain requirements for the property to be marketed and sold at the best...

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Q: What is probate? A: In general, when a loved one dies without a trust, probate refers to the general administering process of a deceased person’s living will which includes all of their assets Probate is designed to create a “final accounting” upon...

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What is Probate?

Question 1 Q: What is probate? A: In general, when a loved one dies without a trust, probate refers to the general administering process of a deceased person’s living will which includes all of their assets Probate is designed to create a “final accounting” upon...

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