Over the past twenty-five years, how to avoid probate has been the subject of countless speeches, books and seminars. The cost and the time delays of probate and the court system has led many people, including attorneys, to look for alternatives. One of the most popular alternatives is the living trust. It’s an effective method to avoid going to court not only after death, but also during life, in the event a person becomes incapacitated. Learn more about the probate process, living trusts, how to create one, and more.