Following a death, probate is usually the process by which a deceased person’s assets are transferred. However, probate is not always required in every single situation. For example, you could make a comprehensive estate plan aimed at avoiding probate in order to spare your loved ones the stress of probate. Avoiding probate could also help you reduce court costs and fees associated with probate and could lead to your heirs inheriting more quickly. Click here to find out more about whether probate is required in every situation.