Losing a loved one is an emotional and difficult time; and addressing the legal and financial obligations of your loved one’s estate can make this difficult time more stressful.When a loved one passes away, his or her estate must go through Pennsylvania’s probate process unless all of the assets transfer automatically due to a form of joint ownership or due to a prior written beneficiary designation. The court oversees this process for the purpose of concluding a deceased’s final affairs. The probate process is complex and can be confusing, especially if the executor has no previous experience administering an estate.We at Berman & Associates can help you through this difficult time with professional expertise and compassion. Our firm has helped people just like you navigate the complexities of the probate process with significant success. We realize how important it is to you to abide by your family member’s wishes. Let us help guide you through the process and ensure that your loved one’s final wishes are carried out.
Probate, Estate Administration and Litigation Services
Our probate lawyers can assist you and your family with all the necessary steps involved in probate, estate administration and estate litigation, including:
- Filing of the will
- Proving the will
- Gathering assets to be distributed
- Administration of an estate (with or without a will)
- Filing necessary inheritance and death taxes
- Will and trust contests, challenging wills and trusts when it is believed the documents were signed due to fraud, under duress or because of undue influence
- Challenges to probate
As an executor, administrator or heir of an estate, you have certain rights and duties that we can help you protect. Our goal is to settle your loved one’s estate as quickly and painlessly as possible, while minimizing the costs that could be charged to the estate.
Why Struggle With the Probate Process Alone?
Our Media, Pennsylvania attorneys are ready to discuss your needs during an initial consultation. Please speak with us today: Call 610-565-9696 or contact us.