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Probate

Role and Responsibility of a Probate Attorney

When someone passes away, their estate must be handled according to their will or the laws of intestacy in their state. This is where a probate attorney comes in. They are responsible for ensuring that the deceased’s property is distributed according to their wishes, and that all taxes and debts are paid. In this blog…

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10 Steps of the Probate Process

The probate process is the legal procedure that is followed in order to settle the estate of a deceased person. The process can be complex, and it is often advisable to seek legal counsel. The 10 steps in the probate process typically include: Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6…

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Probate Costs in the State of Missouri

Probate involves four categories of fees and costs. The first fee is the bond premium. The probate estate may have to pay for a guarantee that the personal representative (executor) will properly administer the estate.┬áThis requirement can be waived, but if not it is one of the costs of probate in Missouri. Second, we need…

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