Is probate necessary when spouse dies?

+1 vote
asked Oct 18 in Law/Ethics by Lilly21 (14,970 points)
Is probate necessary when spouse dies?

1 Answer

0 votes
answered Oct 19 by Shawn (25,170 points)
If you and your spouse owns property or other assets jointly then no probate will be needed as the ownership is still yours when a spouse dies.

But if you don't jointly own the property or other assets then you'll need to wait for probate.

3,357 questions

3,588 answers

18 comments

120,364 users

...