Ready, set, probate
Practice in the civil arena long enough and you’ll most likely encounter cases requiring probate actions. Showing up to probate court unprepared is a good way to upset the Register in Probate and the court. But what if you don’t have any probate experience?
Face your next probate proceeding more confidently with practical advice and insights from Probate for the Civil Lawyer. It’s your primer on the basics of probate in civil actions such as foreclosure, personal injury, wrongful death, and creditor-debtor proceedings.
Even though they’re considered civil actions, probate proceedings are conducted differently from other types of civil cases. Learn what makes probate unique, including:
- Guardianship concerns
- Ethical/Fiduciary responsibilities
- Litigation particulars
Find best practices for handling settlements after a client’s death. In addition, receive an overview of various probate documents and procedures, including:
- Transfer by affidavit
- Summary settlement
- Summary assignment
- Informal probate
- Formal probate
Registers in Probate weigh in
Want to impress the Register in Probate with your preparedness and understanding of probate procedures? Current and former Registers in Probate will reveal what they wish non-probate civil lawyers knew before appearing at a hearing. Discover their tips for success and learn how to start a probate case off on the right foot.
Perfect your probate skills
The next time your civil case intersects with probate, stand ready to navigate probate paperwork and procedures with help from Probate for the Civil Lawyer.