Death is always a difficult matter. When a loved one passes away, his or her estate may be required to proceed through a court process either called probate administration (with a will) or estate administration (without a will).
This process is very complex and technical. Without an attorney, the process can be confusing and cause unnecessary delays.
The length of time to complete a probate administration or estate administration often depends on the size and complexity of the estate. In certain circumstances, a streamlined process called a “summary administration” may be available.
Probate and estate administration can be very difficult. While each case is different, most cases involve the following steps:
I can guide and counsel you through this process if required.