Wills, Estates, & Probate Overview

It is never too early to take time and plan ahead for the worst. Executing a last will and testament not only protects your desires in how your estate is handled, but also ensures that your and your heirs’ interests are protected. In addition, health care directives, such as a health care power of attorney or living will, can ensure that your wishes regarding your medical care are honored, as well as remove the burden of such decisions from your loved ones.

Many people also find themselves involved with the Probate Court after being appointed as a loved one’s personal representative. Dealing with the Probate Court can often be a time consuming and difficult process, with strict rules and timelines. Our attorneys can assist you with the Probate process at any step, from administration of a full Probate estate to drafting a deed of distribution.

Examples of Estate and Probate issues our attorneys can assist you with include:

  • Last Will and Testament
  • Durable Power of Attorney
  • Heath Care Power of Attorney
  • Living Will (Declaration for Desire of Natural Death)
  • Probate Administration (Informal and Formal)
  • Deeds of Distribution
  • Inventory and Appraisement