Who May be Involved in the Probate Process?
Any or all of the following may be involved in the probate administration of a decedent’s estate:
- Circuit court judge
- Clerk of the circuit court in the county where the decedent was domiciled at the time of the decedent’s death
- Personal representative
- Attorney providing legal advice to the personal representative throughout the probate process
- Those filing claims in the probate proceeding relative to debts incurred by the decedent, credit card issuers and health care providers, for example
- The Internal Revenue Service, in regard to any federal income taxes that the decedent may owe