All the assets in an estate that are subject to probate. This does not include all property. For example, property in joint tenancy, or an IRA account are not part of the probate estate.
The real and personal property owned by a person that is transferred at death according to the terms of a will or under intestate laws in the absence of a valid will.
All of an individualâ€(tm)s property that will pass through probate. Generally, this means all property owned by the decedent at death less any property that has been placed in joint tenancy, a living trust, a bank account trust with a POD designation, or in life insurance payable to beneficiaries other than the decedentâ€(tm)s estate.
The assets of the decedent as of the date of death which are titled only in the decedent's name, or which are payable to the decedent's "estate" or personal representative. Property held in joint tenancy with rights of survivorship are not included in the decedent's probate estate. In addition, the proceeds of life insurance, annuities, IRAs or qualified retirement benefits will not be included in the decedent's estate unless the beneficiary designation specifically designates the decedent's estate.
The assets that go through probate after you die. Usually this includes assets you own in your name and those paid to your estate. Usually does not include assets owned jointly, payable-on-death accounts, insurance and other assets with beneficiary designations. Assets in a trust also do not go through probate.
That portion of the assets and liabilities whose distribution is supervised by the courts in the probate process.
everything you at your death, except certain assets, most commonly (1) assets owned by a living trust; and (2) assets which will pass by contract to a beneficiary or joint owner at your death.
The property that is disposed of under a decedent's will.
Estate property that may be disposed of by a will. (See estate.)
All of your property that will pass through probate. Generally, this means all property owned by you at your death less any property that has been placed outside the estate; eg, a living trust, a joint bank account or a life insurance policy with a designated beneficiary other than the estate.
Those estate assets that fall within the jurisdiction of the probate court before being transferred to another person. Life insurance proceeds, for example, are not generally part of the probate estate.
The assets the court has control over in probate. Assets held in joint accounts or assets that have named beneficiaries on the title are not part of the probate estate.
Those assets which by state law are under the jurisdiction of the probate court and for which a court order must be obtained to pass them to beneficiaries under a will or to intestate heirs.
this usually refers to those assets that are subject to probate, usually those assets that were in the name of the deceased person only. Sometimes these assets are also referred to as "probate assets." Assets owned jointly with a surviving joint owner, life insurance proceeds, and retirement plan proceeds payable to a named beneficiary other than the estate are normally not part of the probate estate.
Property that passes to beneficiaries according to the terms of a will.
Property of the estate that may be disposed of by a will.