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For those without an estate, probate is an important step. That’s why we help with the inventory of the estate and distribution of assets; representation in probate court.
The granting of probate is the first step in the legal process of administering the estate of a deceased person, resolving all claims and distributing the deceased person’s property under a will. A probate court decides the legal validity of a testator’s (person’s) will and grants its approval, also known as granting probate, to the executor. The probated will then becomes a legal instrument that may be enforced by the executor in the law courts if necessary. A probate also officially appoints the executor or personal representative generally named in the will, as having legal power to dispose of the testator’s assets in the manner specified in the testator’s will. Through the probate process, a will may be contested