Estate Planning/Probate

Why Shouldn’t I Draft My Own Will?

In this age of “do-it-yourself”, I have seen an increase in the number of DIY Wills that I have filed with the Court for probate. Given the state of our economy, I understand why people are trying to save money by writing their Will on their own. The problem is that...

What is the Purpose of Probate?

By the time this article is published, our state will likely be coming out of isolation and reopening businesses.  Unfortunately, many people who have suffered the loss of a loved one will begin the process of managing the estate.  Part of this process involves filing a case for Probate.  In its basic form, Probate is the legal process for transferring assets to the rightful heirs.  In function, probate can be a much more complicated process.

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