If you’ve ever heard the term, probate, you might be wondering what it means. Probate is a term given to describe the legal process of transferring a person’s property upon death. As you can imagine, it’s not possible to avoid all steps of probate, but it can be greatly shortened if the right steps are taken. A dispute in the probate process can greatly extend the process.
So really, methods to avoid dispute during probate are great methods to avoid probate in general. Communication between parties involved in the probate distribution process can be really helpful. If everyone is able to get on the same page and agree, there is no topic in which to have a disagreement. However, probate processes can be a have or have not resolution so that can be easier said than done.
At the Gostanian Law Group, we are here to guide our clients to a favorable and hopefully speedy, probate resolution. We know the law surrounding the probate process and can help to guide those who are unfamiliar. This process can be uncomfortable for those involved but making the right decisions can shorten the process.
Discovering a means in which to go through the probate process in the most efficient way is a typically a common goal through those in probate. Whether it was a loved one’s estate, a business partner or a friend, there can be many roles a person might play in a probate disbursement. Getting through the process quickly, with a favorable or expected resolution, is the ultimate goal.