Choose The Right Attorney For Your Estate
With an experienced attorney the estate and probate administration process doesn't have to be a complicated and messy process. While the cost and duration of probate can vary, the right attorney can explain and guide you in the most cost-effective and timely approach.
After the loss of someone close to you, a will, if there is a will, goes through probate, This is the legal process of estate administration. Every surrogates court has a set of rules and procedures you must follow and you can contact your local surrogates court for this information.
This is a basic set of steps one must go through:
- Proving in court that the descendant’s will is valid
- Identifying and inventorying the descendant’s property
- Appraising the property
- Paying off debts and taxes
- Distributing the property as mandated by a will
- Transferring title and ownership of assets to the beneficiaries
During this time you are faced with many difficult questions at a hard time. We can assist you in settling the estate. Speak with an experienced attorney.
If no will exists, the state mandates distribution of the estate.
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