Items Needed:

- death certificate

- last will

- all assets owned by deceased   


- file an application

- post a 2 week at the court house

- Schedule hearing in front of judge.

The probate of someone's estate refers to the process by which a court recognizes that person's death and authorizes the administration of that person's estate. 



- 18 years old, married or serving in the armed forces

- must be of sound of mind

- must sign in front of two neutral witnesses and a notary

You can designate an individual/s to care for your children and property

Creating a will is an important step in planning the distribution of your estate following your death.