Estate Administration and Probate

Estate Administration and Probate

When it comes time to navigate a decedent’s estate through the probate system or to set up and maintain a trust, our attorneys are experienced and knowledgeable in all aspects of the administration of trusts and decedent’s estates, including:

  • preparation and filing of all necessary probate documents
  • discovery and collection of estate assets
  • ascertaining beneficiaries
  • notifications to beneficiaries and creditors
  • payment of debts and administration expenses
  • annual and other periodic accountings
  • estate tax returns
  • fiduciary income tax planning and tax returns
  • distributions to beneficiaries
  • dispute resolution

Contact Patrick Jenkins or Michelle Massingale-Dressler by telephone at (704) 377-5050 or by email.