Probating an Estate That is Less Than $6000

Someone on Avvo recently asked: "How do you probate an estate that is less than $6000 assets and 15,000 in debt??"

Answer from Ohio Estate Planning Attorney Staten Middleton: "I would suggest you not open an estate until you talk to someone familiar with probate. It may be that the estate can be administered in such a way that the debts do not have to be paid. However, this depends on the type of debt, date of death reimbursement for funeral bill and many other variables."

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