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Important Information about Wills and Probates A will is a legal document that states what the person wants to happen after their death in terms of their funeral, care for their children and distribution of their estate. If a person does with a drafted will he is said to have died testate. Dying intestate means that a person died without leaving a will. The will mentions the name of the executor. The executor is the person entrusted to execute the will after the death of the person. This executor can be someone close to the family, a relative, a friend, or an attorney. The name given to probate is representative of the estate in probate in a will so that they can cover executors both male and female. The presence of a will makes it easier for everybody when it comes to estate distribution. It reduces the possibility of disagreement or misunderstanding between family members when they are trying to figure out the death wishes of the deceased. It is not easy, however, to execute a will. The execution of the will can be delayed because according to law, there should be a court validation before a will is executed. In order for the executor to validate a will, he has to apply for a grant of probate in a probate court. The legal process of identifying, validating, and distribution the estate of the deceased person under strict court supervision is what we refer to as probate. The probate process also includes the payment of all debts to creditors and the payment of all taxes such as death and inheritance taxes. The special court that interprets the will and validates the claims on the estate by third parties such as creditors of the deceased is the probate court. From the time the executor files for a grant of probate, until it is grant and the estate is divided to its rightful beneficiaries, the probate court oversees the entire procedure.
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The executor will have to first present to the probate court registry the will of the deceased and a solicitor approved oath before he can be granted probate. With this oath, the executor is shown to be committed to administering the wishes stated by the deceased in his will. Until the probate court officially appoints the executor as the representative of the estate in probate, he is not usually recognized by law.
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It takes the court a shorter time to grant probate if the will was properly drafted. If the beneficiaries are not completely satisfied with the decision of the court, they can contest the validity of the will in the same court. Until the court makes a validity judgment, the estate remains frozen.