Probate is the process where a person's estate and assets are verified and distributed after they have passed away. It is handled in the Jefferson County probate court and the chosen executor of the estate is tasked with carrying out either the court orders or the wishes of the deceased. There are many myths and misinformation floating around regarding probate in Colorado. Let's answer some of the frequently asked questions about probate.
If you are dealing with the death of a loved one in Wheat Ridge, Arvada, or Golden, you may have heard the term Probate. Probate is the legal process by which a will is validated. Basically, it is a necessary process that finalizes the legal and financial situation of a deceased person. Let's look at the steps involved in a Probate case, so you know what to expect.