Probate Proceedings

Our services through the probate courts include the following:

  • Advancing court action for the declaration of individuals as the beneficiaries of a deceased’s estate where there is no will.
  • Representing executors in probating decedents’ wills, providing guidance in the distribution of property and assuring compliance with statutory requirements for filing(s) of estate property assets and liabilities.
  • Litigation services to contest the probating of wills and disposition of the estate.
  • Representation of individuals seeking appointment as an administrator of an Estate for the orderly management, administration and distribution of property.
  • Appointments of guardians for incapacitated or elderly clients or relatives of clients.
  • Federal and state tax considerations of probate issues. Our tax knowledge benefits our clients to minimize the potential tax consequences often associated with the transfer of property.