Regardless of whether your loved one had a will at the time of his or her death, the estate must be probated before assets may be transferred to beneficiaries.
The length of probate of an estate in Pennsylvania depends on the time it takes to complete the steps associated with probate. The probate process includes several important steps, such as:
- Notifying beneficiaries
- Notifying creditors
- Paying debts, including credit card debts, tax debts and other debts
- Transferring assets to beneficiaries
Our firm strives to complete each step promptly so that the process is as efficient as possible.