Start the probate process

In order to Settle an Estate, a number of administrative and legal tasks must first be completed.

A legally assigned person, authorized by state law, or the deceased’s Last Will and Testament, will officially manage this process. They are known as the Administrator or Executor.

Exclamation_Icon.svgImportant Only after the executor or administrator completes initial tasks can final Debts be paid and Assets distributed to the deceased’s Surviving Family, Heirs, and Beneficiaries.

This is process is known as Probate, and to get started, first review the deceased’s Will, or assess state law in the absence of one.