Probate Handbook

Bass Law offers a complimentary guide to the Oklahoma probate process. Download the guide to find answers to the most commonly asked questions about probate, such as: What is probate? Is probate always required? What happens to a decedent’s assets if they died without a will? What happens during probate? How long does probate take? What if an heir is … Read More

What is probate?

Probate is the court-supervised process of settling the affairs of a deceased person, regardless of whether they died with or without a will. The probate process involves the following: Determination of the validity of the decedent’s will (if one exists) Identification of the decedent’s heirs-at-law (those entitled to receive the decedent’s property if there is no valid will) Collection and … Read More