Probate and estate settlement costs an average of $14k and can mean working 12 hours of your week, every week, for the next year.
624 hours of work? Because someone passed away?.... What!?
Yeah. It’s a lot.
And yes, there are ways to make probate easier (and faster), but reality is, the process still takes a while, no matter how good you are and how well you equip yourself.
The point is — probate is a big deal. There are substantial legal, financial, and personal tasks to navigate. And if you’ve recently dealt with a death and are trying to figure all this out, it can feel really intense.
Fortunately, that’s why we’re here. Our entire mission at Atticus is to make the after-death to-do’s easier, and we’re going to both breakdown probate into simple terms, show you what you need to do next, AND give you everything you need to do this own your own.
Let’s start with the basics.