How To Sell Inherited Real Estate in Probate?
In essence, probate is the legal process of assembling together the assets of the deceased, and then paying off all debts and taxes. Any remaining assets are distributed to the inheritors.
Some states have adopted the Uniform Probate Code (UPC), which simplifies the probate process and gives more flexibility to the executors of the estate. In UPC states, the probate process is mostly paperwork, and typically does not involve the court.