The passing of a loved one is always a difficult and heartbreaking situation to endure. There is no way to ease the pain of the loss of a loved one, but at AFFC Law, LLC, we can help you navigate the legal issues that accompany a death of a loved one. In addition to grieving the loss of a dear family member or friend, you must also begin to handle funeral arrangements, life insurances claims, and other financial affairs. Many times we all have questions and concerns regarding those matters and might feel lost or confused. We will guide you through the process so that you meet the probate court deadlines as well as the tax filing deadlines. We review any creditor's claims made against the estate and make sure that they are valid, as well as aiding in the collection of debts owed to the estate. We also handle probate administration and any litigation that arises during the probate process, such as will contests, beneficiary disputes and allegations of breach of a fiduciary duty.
Our team will personally meet with you to determine a specific plan of action to speed the probate process along in the most efficient and straightforward manner possible. Our goal is to bring probate to the earliest possible conclusion while protecting your family’s assets and meeting all their needs or wishes.
There are many important matters that must be addressed in the probate and estate administration process, including:
- Identifying and appraising the estate's assets
- Identifying debts
- Paying creditors
- Distributing wealth and assets to beneficiaries
With sound estate planning, it is often possible to avoid probate and estate disputes. However, when faced with these legal complexities, it is important to have a skilled, knowledgeable advocate protecting your interests. Contact AFFC Law today, and let an experienced probate attorney assist with making this difficult time simple.