What do Prince and Aretha Franklin both have in common? They died without a will. If you think it is hard to read your mind while you are alive, just imagine how hard it will be to read your mind when you are dead. This means it could take the Probate Court a long time to figure things out.
Can you disinherit somebody in your will? It is possible. But just remember it is a lot like dancing with a porcupine - you have to be very careful.
Who is responsible for the probate of an estate? Usually this is an easy question if a person dies with a will because most wills specifically nominate a person or persons that the willmaker prefers to administer their property.
What is a codicil? A codicil is merely an amendment to your last will and testament.
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