Probate and Real Property: Rhode Island Edition

An important part of being a responsible property owner is estate planning and deciding one’s intentions in the event of death. When a person dies, applicable assets become part of the estate and are subject to administration in probate. Probate is the legal process of collecting a decedent’s assets, settling the decedent’s debts, and distributing the remaining property to heirs and devisees entitled to receive them. Probate procedures are codified under Title 33 of the Rhode Island General Laws.

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