As estate planning and elder law attorneys, we are intimately connected to the probate court. One of the major functions of the court is to provide supervision when an estate is being administered. If you use a last will to express your final wishes, you name an executor in the document. This estate representative would take care of the hands-on tasks, and the probate court would provide oversight. During probate, creditors must be notified, and they are given a certain amount of time to … [Read more...] about What Are the Responsibilities of the Probate Court?
Everyone has heard of the estate planning document called a last will. If you maintain personal ownership of your property and arrange for its transfer after your passing through the terms of a will, probate will be a factor. The process of probate in Connecticut is something to be aware of when you are planning your estate. Click here to read the whole article or download the PDF. … [Read more...] about Probate in Connecticut: Can It Be Avoided?