After a person dies, someone has to do things with that dead person’s remaining assets. And to do those things, that someone has to go to the Probate Court and be appointed the legal representative for the dead person. If you are that “someone,” when you start looking into what has to be done, you’ll see that Probate has a language of its own – which can be overwhelming. So while lots of Probate work can be done without a lawyer, it is much more difficult if you don’t know what the terms mean.
This “Probate Vocabulary Cheat Sheet” spells out some frequently used terms that come up during Probate and what they mean: Read more