PROBATE

Probate is the legal process through which your estate is administered after you die.  During probate, your assets will be transferred to your beneficiaries and your debts and taxes, if any, will be paid.  We can help you navigate through this process, which can often be complex and overwhelming.  We will represent you in all proceedings and will draft and file all of the documents needed to open and settle the estate.

An estate in probate can often require an extraordinary level of detailed analysis.  There can be complex issues which are overwhelming for our loved ones. We will handle everything for you. Whether your loved one had a Will or passed without having drafted a Will, we can help you.

 

We will represent you in all proceedings and will draft and file all of the documents needed to open and settle the estate, including:

  • Drafting and Filing the Petition and all accompanying documents with the Register of Wills and/or Orphan’s Court.

  • Obtaining a valuation of all property in the estate.

  • Transfer or market and sell all real estate.

  • Negotiate and satisfy debts of the estate.

  • Prepare an accounting for the estate.

  • Effectuate the distribution of all assets of the estate.

  • Prepare and file state and federal estate tax returns.

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