1. Dependent Administration. A Dependent Administration is typically the most expensive and most time consuming avenue of Probate. The “dependent” part of the title means the Executor is dependent on the Probate Court to approve and sign off on every probate decision and action the Executor takes. This means that every time the Executor needs to sell property in the Estate, pay a claim out of the Estate account, distribute

It happens over and over again. A wife comes into my office after her husband has passed away and she wants to know how to get everything switched over to her name. She’s heard of Probate and an Executor but she really isn’t sure how the Probate process works. Maybe her husband’s name was on the car, and both their names were on the house. She just wants to keep