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Minnesota Probate Video 1-What Is Probate?

Probate Pays Off Debts And Distributes Assets

Probate is the process of paying the debts and distributing the assets of someone who has passed away without a will. It involves an executor or personal representative to act on behalf of the estate to complete the process. Court proceedings may or may not be necessary, depending on the assets.

Minnesota Probate Video 2-Does Every Estate Need To Go To Probate Court?

When Is Probate Needed?

Probating of the decedent's estate is needed if there are items of property that need to be titled or transferred to his or her heirs or beneficiaries. However, probate proceedings are not needed in cases if the decedent held all of his or her property in the name of the decedent and his or her spouse, then that estate is said to be in joint tenancy.

Minnesota Probate Video 1-What Is Probate?

Probate Pays Off Debts And Distributes Assets

Probate is the process of paying the debts and distributing the assets of someone who has passed away without a will. It involves an executor or personal representative to act on behalf of the estate to complete the process. Court proceedings may or may not be necessary, depending on the assets.

Minnesota Probate Video 2-Does Every Estate Need To Go To Probate Court?

When Is Probate Needed?

Probating of the decedent's estate is needed if there are items of property that need to be titled or transferred to his or her heirs or beneficiaries. However, probate proceedings are not needed in cases if the decedent held all of his or her property in the name of the decedent and his or her spouse, then that estate is said to be in joint tenancy.

Inheritance Rights - They All Started With The Magna Carta

Inheritance Rights - They All Started With The Magna Carta

Old Fashioned Procedures In Modern Minnesota Probate

Often my Minnesota clients ask why some of the procedures in probate and inheritance matters seem complicated and sometimes old fashioned.

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