Probate is the process through which a deceased person’s debts are paid and assets are distributed to his or her beneficiaries.  If you have been appointed to serve as executor of an estate, you have responsibilities to both the person who entrusted you with the job and to the beneficiaries and creditors of the estate.  Complete the form on this page if you have a probate-related question, and we will put you in touch with several probate attorneys in your area who may be able to help.