What Will Probate Cost Your Family

The money is just a small part.  Don't forget about how long probate takes and that it's totally public.

Selling Price of Real Estate (include personal residence and income property and do not subtract what you owe on the properties)
Bank Accounts in Your Name
Brokerage Accounts in Your Name
Other Investments
Business Ownership Interests
Personal Property
Retirement Accounts Payable to a Minor
Any Life Insurance Payable to a Minor
   Gross Estate: 0
Estimated Cost of Probate in Your State *
   Probate Cost 0
*  The time and costs of probate vary from State to State.  Talk with a Personal Family Lawyer in your neighborhood to determine the specific effects of probate on your family.  In all cases, probate is totally public, which could leave your family at risk.