Do Life Insurance Proceeds Go Through the Probate Process?

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Do Life Insurance Proceeds Go Through the Probate Process?

In most circumstances, life insurance payouts do not go through probate. As long as you have your beneficiary designations in order, there should not be any issue with your chosen beneficiaries getting the money they are owed after you pass. However, you may need to conduct some extra planning if you will potentially owe estate […]

What are the Major Steps of the Probate Process?

Probate is a process by which a deceased person’s estate is settled and finalized. Although this involves probate court, the bulk of this process is administrative and handled outside of the courtroom.  In fact, it is rare for a person administering an estate to go to the courthouse for any reason. The following are the […]