Maplewood, NJ asked in Probate for New Jersey

Q: If my (now-deceased) mother has a will, but her estate is worth less than 10K, can we do "small probate."

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H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
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  • East Brunswick, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: You don't have to worry about doing small probate because she died with the will, just have executor file the will with the local county probate office. Luckily when you die having a will the probate process is much easier, even a simpler procedure than with "small probate". Using a lawyer can streamline this for you, but it will cost you money but will save time. and headaches, and time is a form of money.

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