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Utah Estate And Probate Lawyers [Video]

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Probate is the entire process of administering a dead person’s estate. This involves organizing their money, assets and possessions and distributing them as inheritance after paying any taxes and debts. If the deceased has left a Will, it will name someone that they’ve chosen to administer their estate. This person is known as the executor of the Will. Every estate and every Will is different. The exact probate process can vary depending on the instructions left in the Will and the assets, creditors, and beneficiaries the estate has.

Duties of a Probate Lawyers

All the steps involved in probating an estate depend on the probate laws where the decedent lived at the time of death, as well as any other states where the decedent might have owned property. The steps required for settling an estate will differ based on whether the decedent died testate with a valid last will and testament or intestate, without leaving …