Estate Administration and Probate

Estate Administration and Probate

When a person dies, their estate must be administered according to a valid will or trust. If no will or trust exists, the estate is administered through state intestacy laws. Working through these tasks while grieving a loved one can be difficult. MendenFreiman’s estate administration and probate attorneys understand how stressful this time can be, and will work to make the process as simple as possible.

Our skilled attorneys are experienced in administering trusts and estates, no matter how complex. We perform all administration duties with a focus addressing the needs of surviving family members, executors, trustees and beneficiaries. Whether you need assistance in administering a trust or estate, or need representation for heir and claimant interests, we’ll provide thorough and considerate counsel.

MendenFreiman’s tax services include:

  • Distributing assets according to the will
  • Handling claims and paying outstanding debts
  • Identifying and gathering assets
  • Managing estate contests and claims
  • Notifying heirs and beneficiaries of the estate
  • Preparing estate tax returns and filings
  • Representing heirs and claimants
  • Submitting the deceased person’s will to probate

Rely on our committed and caring counsel