Probate & Estate Planning
Our firm handles probate and estate matters, which includes preparation of wills, the distribution of an individual’s property at his or her death, taking into account wills, taxes, insurance, property, and trusts so as to gain maximum benefit of all laws and, at the same time, carrying out the person’s wishes at their death.
Probate is the court proceeding through which a will is proved to be valid and the estate of a decedent is administered. The process, generally, includes collecting a decedent’s assets, liquidating liabilities, paying necessary taxes, and distribution of property to heirs.
Our firm offers substantial depth of experience to clients with its estate planning and probate attorneys, who can assist with tax issues, trust formation and documentation, estate planning, wealth transfer issues, business planning, and trust and estate administration. We can assist clients in drafting and implementing related documents such as wills, trusts, powers of attorney, medical directives and other estate planning documents. Our attorneys also have experience in administration of estates, trusts and probate, including representation of individuals, executors and trustees, extending to providing representation in related litigation when necessary. We also have attorneys experienced in guardianship and elder law issues.