Probate is the process by which the legal system executes the deceased person’s estate according to their wishes. Following the individual’s will, or Nevada intestate succession laws if there is no will, their assets will be allocated appropriately and all claims will be settled. Assets refers to what an individual leaves behind of value, including property and finances. Probate laws safeguard this process, making sure that both debts are paid and property is passed on correctly. The probate process in Nevada can be stressful and overwhelming, but a lawyer such as Gloria M. Petroni who specializes in this area of law can streamline the process and give you peace of mind.