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Probate of Wills and Estates
Find out when it's necessary to probate an estate, what the types of probate are, and how to probate an estate.
Before you file
Before you begin the probate process, find out if you need to probate an estate, and if so, which type of probate you should file for.
File for probate of an estate
In Massachusetts, there are 3 types of probate and a simplified process called voluntary administration.
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