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