The firm assists with every aspect of probate, providing sound legal guidance to help even inexperienced executors and personal representatives accomplish the goals of probate efficiently and cost-effectively while complying with Georgia probate law. The process of probate may include some or all of the following:
- Probating a will with the court
- Identifying heirs and beneficiaries
- Obtaining an inventory and appraisal of the assets of an estate
- Paying outstanding debts owed by the deceased person
- Collecting money owed to the estate
- Distributing property as directed by the will
- Paying state, federal, and estate taxes as necessary
By working with an experienced probate lawyer, you can minimize the potential for personal liability should an error be made in the process of probate. An attorney will also be able to assist you should a problem arise with the estate.
Estate and Probate Litigation in Georgia
The probate process does not always move smoothly. Problems can result with the initial estate planning document and questions may arise regarding the management of the probate administration or the operation of a trust. The attorney’s at Bradford, Primm & Green assist clients in the handling of these and other probate litigation issues.