Probate is a thing you would want your loved ones to avoid. During death, a person’s estate can get in the hands of a probate court if the will is either missing or invalid. A will lists the last wishes of a person, and one of the areas affected at this time is real estate. If you have a family and other dependents, and real estate is the only property you have, you do not wish to lose it to unknown inheritors.
Real estate probate can take several weeks, or even years, depending on the value of the estate and the number of parties involved. Let us look at some of the steps you can follow to keep your real estate out of probate, especially your home: