What is a non-probate asset?

April 21, 2017  

Non-probate assets include accounts and titled assets that are held joint with rights of survivorship or as payable on death to a beneficiary or beneficiaries.  It may seem like a good idea to avoid probate and have beneficiaries named on all of your titled assets, but sometimes it makes things more difficult and complicated. The attorneys at Kryszak & Associates can help you determine if doing this is a good idea or not. Sometimes certain circumstances make it is worth the time, effort and cost of probating an estate.