Probate Records; Proof of life after life

Probate records can help place context on a decedents life many years after their death.

 Understanding types of probate records and definitions of common probate terms will help put together the life of your ancestors after their life. 


We will discuss: 


Legal terms associated with Probate


Testate probate; Components of the Will


Intestate Probate; Who get What


Petition for Partition: The dirty little secrets


The Probate Case file: Meat and Potatoes 


Repositories: Where to find Probate Records

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