Legal Question in Wills and Trusts in Missouri

If a will is not probated within a year is it still a valid will?

Asked on 10/22/12, 3:02 pm

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Richard Herndon Richard J. Herndon, Attorney at Law
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No it isn't - that's a bright line test in Missouri. You can still have an "heirship" probate administration, but the will is irrelevant.

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10/22/12, 3:16 pm
Anthony Smith LawSmith
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If the decedent owned property in another State, the will may still be submitted there.

Good luck

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10/22/12, 3:34 pm

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