Probate is the court-overseen process by which property is transferred to a decedent’s distributees and/or heirs upon death. A distributee is any person who receives a decedent’s property other than as a purchaser or creditor, and an heir is a person entitled under Idaho’s laws of intestate succession to receive property (I.C. §§ 15-1-201(11), 15-1-201(22)). The Uniform Probate Code is codified at Title 15 of the Idaho Revised Statues.Continue reading “Probate of Real Property in Idaho”
Idaho Has Two Trustee’s Deeds – What’s the Difference?
When choosing a trustee’s deed in the State of Idaho, it is important to understand the difference between the two very different types of conveyances the term can refer to: the trustee’s deed as used in estate planning, and the trustee’s deed upon sale, used in cases of foreclosure of a deed of trust.Continue reading “Idaho Has Two Trustee’s Deeds – What’s the Difference?”