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Probate is latin for "to prove". It is the legal process of administering the estate of a deceased person by resolving all claims and distributing the deceased person's property to his or her beneficiaries or heirs after death. In other words, probate is simply passing title or determining “who gets what” when someone passes away, either by looking at the will, or if none exists, then under the state laws of intestacy.
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