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What is Probate?Probate is the process whereby the court supervises the transferring of a decedent's property to his or her beneficiaries or heirs. The probate process begins when an attorney or other personal representative files a petition with the court to admit a decedent's will...

The name itself conjures up images of decrepit judges wearing white wigs and stockings while presiding over dark, dank and dreary courtrooms. While probate is one of our oldest traditions in American law, it certainly isn't the worst (I give the award to the rule...