Definition of "nonprobate"
  1. Refers to something that doesn't have to go through the formal legal process called probate, which manages the distribution of a person's assets after his or her death
How to use "nonprobate" in a sentence
  1. Her assets were placed in a living trust, making them nonprobate property when she passed away.
  2. Nonprobate methods, like life insurance or joint bank accounts, can facilitate the distribution of property without a court process.
  3. By transferring his house and bank account into a trust, he converted them into nonprobate assets.

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