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Learn What You Need to Do to Settle an Estate When a Loved One Passes Away

Our free guide explains the probate process and how to settle an estate after the death of a loved one. We review the consequences when the deceased person did not leave a will and discuss the responsibilities of the person named as executor of the estate. While you are not required to work with an attorney during the probate process, we explain some of the ways an experienced legal representative can save you time and help avoid errors that could subject you to costly personal liability. We also explain the six biggest mistakes people make during the probate process and how you can avoid problems and come through prepared and ready to move forward.