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Ancillary Probate

Ancillary Probate (noun): If a deceased person has property in more than one state or dies in one state and owns property in another then...

Ancillary Probate (noun): If a deceased person has property in more than one state or dies in one state and owns property in another then an Ancillary Probate must be done. For this situation the main probate is typically done in the state where the deceased person resided and an Ancillary Probate is done in the state where the property was owned. This requires that the Estate pay for Probate costs in each state.

Words commonly used with this term include:

  • Will
  • Estate
  • Probate
  • Executor

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