About the Author

Byron Ricardo Batres

Byron Ricardo Batres, @ByronBatres

General Manager, Probate, Trust & Will

Byron Batres, CFP®, is General Manager, Probate at Trust & Will, with over 22 years of experience designing and implementing estate plans. He is the founder of EZ-Probate, recently acquired by Trust & Will. Since its launch in 2016, EZ-Probate has resolved more than 3,500 cases and saved customers more than $30M in legal fees related to probate. Byron was born in Guatemala, grew up in Mexico, and moved to the United States via Philadelphia. He now lives in Vermont with his wife and two sons and enjoys all things outdoors.

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