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A probate estate is the portion of a deceased person's estate that passes to her heirs pursuant to statute, says LegalMatch. The property included in a probate estate varies by state. More »

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A probate estate is the total of all assets owned by a person at the time of his death as stipulated in his will. A probate court must prove a will is genuine through a process called probate administration, as explained... More »

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The probate forms needed vary from state to state, but the process usually begins by filing a request for probate in the appropriate court, reports Nolo. Applicants need the original wills and death certificates when fil... More »

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After someone dies, an estate going through probate involves proving in court the validity of the decedent's will, determining the decedent's assets, appraising the assets, and paying off taxes and bills, explains Nolo. ... More »

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