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probate process

We strive to make the process of estate planning and estate administration as simple and straightforward as possible. At American Wills and Estates we speak to our clients in plain English, and we are sensitive to the fact that many of our clients are still grieving the loss of a loved one. Our number one goal is to put our clients at ease and to reassure them with competency and compassion in their times of need.


  • Common Misconceptions About Probate Estate Administration

    Most folks typically don’t know a whole lot about the laws of Probate Estate Administration. They may know that it has something to do with what happens after a loved one dies, but not a whole lot beyond that. However, it’s a very good idea to educate yourself on at least some of the basics that are involved. Here are some of the more common misconceptions that people often... Read More

  • Estate Planning

    Is Your Revocable Living Trust Actually Going to Avoid Probate?

    IS YOUR REVOCABLE LIVING TRUST ACTUALLY GOING TO AVOID PROBATE?

    So you’ve gone to the time and expense of creating a Revocable Living Trust. The real question now is whether or not your fancy new trust is actually going to effectively avoid probate for your family after your death. Probate is the formal court process that is necessitated when you die with assets... Read More

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