probate a willHow to Probate a Will or the Probate Process refers to the proceedings in probate court where a probate lawyer files a decedent’s will, notifies the court of the death of the subject of the probate proceedings and then goes about making sure the wishes of the deceased are respected and the assets of the deceased are distributed according to their wishes.

At WeidnerLaw, we’re an experienced probate law firm dedicated to making sure the probate process is efficient and that the probate fees are kept low and reasonable.

The first step in the process is to file a Petition for Administration

Petition for Administration

The petition for administration shall be verified by the petitioner and shall contain:

(a)     a statement of the interest of the petitioner, the petitioner’s name and address, and the name and office address of the petitioner’s attorney;

(b)     the name and last known address of the decedent, last 4 digits of the decedent’s social security number, date and place of death of the decedent, and state and county of the decedent’s domicile;

(c)      so far as is known, the names and addresses of the surviving spouse, if any, the beneficiaries and their relationship to the decedent and the year of birth of any beneficiaries who are minors;

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