Disadvantages of Probate

  • Probate can be an extremely costly manner of transferring your assets
  • The process can be very time consuming
  • Probate court proceedings are inherently inflexible. Probate proceedings are a matter of public record. There is no privacy when your estate goes through probate.
The entire case can take between nine (9) months to one and half (1 1/2) year, or maybe even longer.