- Submitting any will to the court (or making a sworn statement that no will was found).
- The appointment of one or more personal representatives to act on behalf of the estate.
- The collection of the decedent’s assets.
- The resolution of all claims against the estate.
- The distribution of the estate’s assets to all heirs and/or devisees.
What is Colorado Probate?
Colorado probate affairs include but are not confined to the appointment of personal representatives and the administration and settlement of decedents’ estates, trust actions and trust registrations, and the selection and monitoring of guardians and conservators for minors and adults.
Simply put, probate is a process that occurs under a state court proceeding in the county where a decedent resided or owned real estate.
Broadly, it is the process by which an estate’s assets are collected and distributed. The main parts of the process include: