Are there advantages to probate?

As Missouri families and individuals get their affairs in order and create an estate plan that gives them peace of mind about the future, there are many new terms and rules to learn. One of the issues that commonly comes up during these discussions is probate....

What is probate?

You have probably heard people talk about probate before in Missouri. People often moan and groan about it. Probate is not a bad thing. In fact, the whole idea behind it is to protect you and your estate when you die. So, it is not something horrible, but it can take...