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How Long Does Probate Take in Arizona?
Despite what you see in movies, after someone dies, distributing their assets isn’t a matter of the heirs gathering for a lawyer’s formal reading of the will. Estates often have to go through a court process known as probate. Depending on the size and complexity of an estate, probate can take months and even years. […]
Your Responsibilities If Named as Personal Representative of a Will
The personal representative is the person charged with managing a decedent’s estate. It is a position of trust with important duties that must be faithfully and efficiently carried out. These responsibilities begin with submitting the will for probate. The person named as personal representative in the will must first determine if probate is necessary. If […]