Article preview: A new report looking into probate and estate administration has concluded that one in seven people have ‘secret assets’ they take to the grave. The first annual Bereavement Index from probate firm Exizent found that 14% of probate cases featured so-called secret assets, where not all of the deceased’s accounts and financial assets were known about at the start of the discovery process. In 20% of probate cases, no assets were known about at the start of the process.
Taking secret assets to the grave
This 612-word blog post considers new research from probate firm Exizent into some of the challenges associated with probate and secret assets. Written on 13th April 2021.
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