If You Can Find a Way To Avoid Probate, Do So

Avoiding Probate ... If you can!

Avoiding Probate … If you can!

By Daryl Binkley, Esq.

“There’s hell, and then there’s probate.”
– J.J. CHILDERS
From his book “Asset Protection 101”

To me this is a joke that makes me smile and cringe at the same time.  In the text, Mr. Childers goes on to add that “thanks to the probate process you probably wouldn’t wish the job of executor on your worst enemy.”  Yet individuals who have a modest amount of real property titled in their name alone, and procrastinate away their estate plans, will lead their loved ones straight to a government-imposed estate plan in a system, that’s well, a hell. Read More ….