University of Maryland Extension

How to Avoid the Probate Process

Discusses the process of probating a will and some of the negative impacts of probate, and then provides examples of other farm succession/ estate planning legal tools that can help farmers avoid the probate process if that is the best option for their operation. 

Presenter: Kelly Nucklolls, Legal Specialist, UMD knuckoll@umd.edu

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