8 Ways to Avoid Probate
Nolo | 2003 | 240 pages | ISBN-10: 0873379152 | PDF | 1.24 MB
Probate court proceedings can drag on for years, and the costs—lawyer’s fees’ appraisal fees, court fees—can easily eat up thousands of dollars that would otherwise go to your family. Luckily, there are simple and effective ways to completely avoid probate. Some are so simple they can be taken care of in the time it takes to open a bank account—and most of them won’t cost you a penny. Learn how to take advantage of eight important—and often overlooked—probate avoidance strategies. State-by-state charts show you which probate avoidance techniques are available in your state.