When your estate planning works, your heirs move through the probate process with little conflict. Things go smoothly, arguments are few and far between, and you know that everyone will stay on good terms for years to come.
Although you are not yet elderly, you have wisely decided to begin planning your estate. Everyone needs an estate plan, even if you are young and in good health. One benefit of planning your estate early is that you can take steps to avoid probate.