Everyone wants to avoid probate. True, it is expensive and time consuming. True, it can take private things and make them public. However, when there are creditors or potential creditors, probate can start the time frame ticking for such creditors to make a claim. Think of it like a bankruptcy. If there is proper notice and the claim is not timely made, the claim is dismissed. Probate is not always a bad thing.
Probate Can Be a Good Thing