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A Probate Advance Can Provide Immediate Cash To Heirs

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How Does A Probate Advance Work?

TriMark Legal Funding specializes in helping heirs with estates in probate.
Getting a probate advance is a simple 3-step process:

1. Request a Probate Advance

You can send us your info or call us at (877) 932-2628. We’ll give you a free quote, discuss your needs and gather some basic information.

2. Review & Approval

Our team will review documents (usually accessible online) and approve your request. Paperwork is executed securely via DocuSign.

3. Receive Your Money

Funds are wired directly into your bank account. The entire process takes as little as 3 hours. Most heirs receive their money in under 24 hours.

Why Choose TriMark Legal Funding?


Receive your money in 3 to 24 hours after you apply. There are no upfront or hidden fees and no hassles. You can relax while we work to get you approved and funded quickly.


Don’t take chances when it comes to your money. TriMark has worked in the probate advance space since 2003. That makes us one of the most well-established and longest-standing companies in the industry.


Receive cash now and repay nothing until after probate closes. There are no upfront fees or out-of-pocket costs, no monthly payments, and approval is based on the estimated net value of your inheritance.

Probate Loans

Probate Inheritance Advance

How complex and how well-prepared an estate is will play an important role in determining how long probate is going to take.

In simple cases where there aren’t many assets and no disputes, the probate process could take as little as six to nine months.

In other cases where there are significant assets, real estate, beneficiary disputes, or a contested will, it could take years to close out an estate.

The problem is that if you are a legitimate beneficiary or an heir to the estate, you have to wait for the entire probate process to be completed and the estate closed before you can receive your inheritance.

Probate Loans Prior To Close

Receiving an inheritance can be exciting and you might be anxious about how long it takes to receive your inherited money.

With COVID-19, record unemployment, and the economy in its present condition, you might need that money to catch up on bills or other expenses.

If you need immediate access to the money you’re going to inherit after the death of a loved one, you might discover that most banks do not typically lend money on estates in probate.

That’s where a probate loan or probate cash advance comes in.

Probate advances are commonly referred to by many names such as inheritance advance, probate cash advance, probate loans, or inheritance loans.

Whatever you prefer to call it, a probate loan can give you immediate access to a generous portion of the cash you will ultimately inherit.

You get the cash you need today, and then simply wait for probate to close.

When it does, your advance is automatically repaid out of the proceeds and then you receive the rest.

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Are you ready to start enjoying your inheritance money?

TriMark Legal Funding is excited to help you. We’ve helped thousands of people in similar circumstances, and we appreciate the opportunity to help you too.

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Lawsuit funding from TriMark is just pure financial help, right when you need it most. And approvals can happen so fast that if you apply today, you could receive cash tomorrow.

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