Why hire a Probate Attorney when you are dealing with an estate? Well, there is a really good reason for that. When someone you know passes away, their belongings go into what is called an estate. There are a lot of different kinds of legal proceedings that need to happen in order to properly take care of everything involved with the estate.
The legal process includes proving in court that the deceased person’s will is valid, identifying and inventorying the deceased person’s property, having the property appraised, paying debts and taxes, and distributing the remaining property as the will or state law directs.
During the probate process, there is a lot that is going on. The court system can be very complicated. There are a lot of rules and legal jargon that are going to be said during hearings. You may not completely understand what is going on, and with the different material that is being discussed, it is very important that you completely understand what is going on.
Having an attorney on your side will help ensure that you understand what is happening in each court proceeding. They will also help give you the advice you need in dealing with the probate.
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