Finding repositories for probate records

Probate documents can be goldmines for genealogical research, but few documents are both digitized and digitally indexed, so expect to put in some real effort to find these. In this video, I’ll cover the prep work you’ll need to do to find a repository for probate records. I’ll cover finding documents in a second video. […]

Trust Funds 101 – Part 1 – What is Probate?

Hi, my name is Kimberly Soto and I’m the owner of The Soto Law Office, P.A. I’m really excited to be here today and I’m going to talk to you about a couple of different topics. We assist clients with Probate and also Estate Planning. Estate Planning consists of drafting Trusts, Wills, Power of Attorneys, […]

Probate case study: Illegitimacy and conflicting surnames

Intestate probate proceedings can be one of the most valuable primary source genealogical documents out there because the proceedings are governed strictly by law. Problem is, the laws may not make sense to you, and they can be hard to find. I’m Mike O’Neill, and I’m going to give you a case study of how […]