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Probate and Trust Administration

What You Can – And Can’t – Do During the Guilford County Probate Process

June 29, 2018

When a loved one passes, beyond the emotional pain there are many other matters to consider. After someone dies , there’s the legal obligation of administering an estate, which often includes probate. Guilford County probate is court supervised estate administration. It’s the process by which the decedent’s estate is settled and distributed to the people…

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Estate Administration in North Carolina

December 23, 2014

When a person dies (the “decedent”) owning property, or after having created a Trust that holds property at the decedent’s death, there will be an administration of those assets. If the assets were owned by the decedent in his or her own name, those asset will go through Probate, which is a court supervised estate…

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What is Probate and Why Avoid It

November 15, 2014

Probate is the court supervised administration of a decedent’s estate in North Carolina. Probate is the process by which the court oversees that a decedent’s assets are distributed in accordance with law, either under a Will or the laws of intestacy. An estate must go through probate when there are assets that were owned by the…

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