What should I take with me to probate a will or qualify on an estate?

First, the personal representative offering the will for probate or qualifying must make an appointment with the probate clerk. He or she should bring to the appointment the original will, a certified copy of the deceased's death certificate, and his or her driver's license or state issued identification. He or she must also know the value of all of the assets owned and titled in the deceased's name only. The personal representative must also provide the names, addresses and ages of the heirs of the decedent, as well as the addresses of anyone named as a recipient under the will.

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1. Where should the will be probated?
2. What does dying "testate" or "intestate" mean?
3. Who inherits the property of a decedent who dies without making a will?
4. When should I probate the will or if there is no will qualify as administrator of the decedent's estate?
5. Who is responsible for presenting the will for probate?
6. Who will the Court appoint as executor or administrator?
7. What should I take with me to probate a will or qualify on an estate?
8. Is the appointment of an administrator or executor always required?
9. What duties are required of the Executor or Administrator?
10. Do all estates pay a probate tax?
11. Where can I go for more information to specific questions?