What is Probate?

Sep 3, 2018

Probate is the court and process that looks after people who cannot make their own personal, health care and financial decisions.


These people fall into three general categories:

Minor Children (under age 18 in most states);
Incapacitated Adults;
and People who have died without legal arrangements to avoid probate.


Probate proceedings can be expensive and time-consuming. Additionally, the court proceeding and associated documents are all a matter of public record. Probate can be expensive and time-consuming. Many people choose to avoid probate in order to save money, spare their heirs a legal hassle, and keep their personal affairs private.

Contact Perigon Legal Services to assist with a probate matter or learn how to avoid probate. Get started with our Legacy Planning Sessions. Our Legacy Planning Session is not your typical initial consultation.  During your Session, we guide you and help you organize your assets and resources so you can finally relax about what you have and what protection you need.


Ask For Help From A Marietta Business Attorney

When planning for your family’s or your own future, there will be a lot to consider. Consult with a Marietta attorney to determine which is the best plan for you and your family. Contact Perigon Legal Services at (770) 268-2475 to learn about our Legacy Planning Services and make sure you are covered adquately to avoid probate.