When a family member who has significant assets within their estate passes away, the family members will understandably want to begin the distribution process. However, most states, including Ohio, have what is called probate. This process is used to ensure that anyone who is owed money is paid off and that the members about to receive funds are interested parties. In the state of Ohio, this can take anywhere from six months to a year. Read on to learn a few routes you can take to avoid having to go through probate.
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