What is probate court?

Answer Most states have a special court to handle the common topic of inheritance and wills, called "probate court". Probate courts resolve disputes over a deceased individual's property, but are not alwa... Read More »

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What happens in probate court?

Probate courts oversee the distribution of a deceased person's assets, according to the Oregon State Bar. Assets are anything of value owned by the deceased, such as vehicles, property and cash.Wil... Read More »

What is a probate court investigator?

A probate court investigator is a neutral party assigned to your case who is responsible for assessing your situation through interviews and reporting to the judge.FunctionBy interviewing both part... Read More »

What is a probate without court confirmation?

Avoiding probate saves time and money and is an attractive alternative when the value of the deceased's property is small. In such cases, there are procedures available to avoid a formal probate co... Read More »

What is a clerk& master of a probate court?

Probate court handles decedents' estates, trust proceedings, guardianship proceedings, conservatorship proceedings and minors' compromises as well as other probate matters. The clerk and master is ... Read More »