Do you need an attorney to deposit a will?

No. An attorney is not necessary to deposit the will with the Clerk of the Circuit Court. However, you may want to consult with an attorney before filing so that he or she may determine whether Probate proceedings will be necessary.

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1. What is a will? When and where should it be filed?
2. Do you need an attorney to deposit a will?
3. What different types of proceedings can be filed depending on the size of the estate?
4. What happens if a person dies and has left no will?
5. What happens if there is a will filed but no personal representative has been named?
6. How are probate proceedings initiated?
7. What type of paperwork must accompany the form for filing a disposition of personal property without administration?
8. What happens after this information is filed with the Clerk?
9. How can I see or obtain a copy of a will?