Avoiding Probate

Many have most likely heard that avoiding probate is good idea.  In essence, people like to avoid probate because the process tends to be very expense and time consuming, often requiring assistance from an attorney.   One way that a person can avoid probate is to arrange your assets so that nothing that will not automatically pass to another upon your death is actually in your own name.

  • Avoiding the Probate ProcessThe probate process can be expensive and time-consuming. This article explains the benefits of avoiding probate as well as a number of tips to help you pass on property outside of the probate process.
  • Avoiding Probate FAQA collection of commonly asked questions about avoiding probate. Find answers to your questions about what happens during the probate process, the advantages of avoiding probate, possible probate exemptions, and more.
  • How to Avoid ProbateA guide to avoiding the probate process. Learn about different methods that can help you avoid probate, including jointly owning property, using revocable living trusts, and taking advantage of payable on death accounts.
  • The Advantages of an Inherited Roth IRARoth IRAs are not only tax-friendly, but they’re also a great way to avoid the probate process. This article offers information on what Roth IRAs are, their tax advantages, and how they can help you avoid probate.

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