I'm POA and executor. Does the will have go through probate?

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I asked about a will avoiding probate - my fathers home was sold so there is just money. Does anybody think that against the law-I spent 250 on a lawyer-all he said was everyone needs a trust to avoid probate so of course he could get more money(in my opinion)

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Sometimes it is nice when the bank is not on its toes. It makes things easier. :)
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The trouble with POA is that it ends at the moment of death. You would have to have your name jointly on the accounts with her to avoid having to probate the will. Some people are able to close the accounts with a POA alone, but it is only because the bank is not on its toes.
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my name is on her account as poa-home was sold so there is only money
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It depends on what resources she had. If there was money or property held in her name alone, the will needs to be probated. If all accounts or property were held jointly, they can pass without probating the will.
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