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When is Probate a Good Idea?

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Probate may be necessary even if you a will, trust, or powers of attorney.  The titling of your assets, the types of estate planning documents you have executed, and whether you have a large number of known or unknown creditors are all factors in whether probate should be opened.  In some cases, probate courts may even be involved in medical and financial decisions made on your behalf while you are living.