You may have heard of probate but are not exactly sure off what it is.
In this post we will explain the details so you will have a better idea and more knowledge on the subject.
If a person unfortunately passes away they will most likely have some possessions that will need to be passed on to members of the family or whoever the deceased has wished to give these items to.
Things like property, money, valuables and personal possessions will need to be passed on to the right people and there are certain laws to protect the estate from falling into the wrong hands. You may need the help of a probate valuation services company to help you in this difficult time.
Watch the short video below to explain.
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During difficult times, there may be a dispute between family members about who is entitled to what and this can be a difficult situation.
Probate is the word that describes the legal process of distributing everything fairly and if there is a written Will present they prove or disprove if this a genuine document.
First, everything that the deceased owned will need to be identified and logged. This will include things like and debts that have built up and payments owed on household bills. These will be paid up from the funds.
Then inheritance tax will be deducted from the assets and documents will be drwn up to state and prove how much the estate was worth, the total deductions and the final balance of what is left.
The final balance once everything has been paid off will be distributed fairly to who is entitled to it.