Of course, the death of your loved one comes as a shock to you and your family. You are not only trying to deal with your loss, but you are now made to deal with the probate court and your loved one's estate. Fortunately, there are attorneys out there to help. Finding a trusted and experienced estate law lawyer may make all the difference.
If your loved one's estate ends up in probate, it may take a substantial amount of time before assets, belongings and property make it into the hands of their rightful new owners. If facing the daunting task of battling the probate court for your loved one's assets, having an attorney in your corner can help. If there is a probate or estate dispute, finding an attorney that is well versed in estate litigation can take the burden off of you and give you time to heal from the loss of your loved one.
If your loved one's estate was substantial or included items of great value, they may often times be contested which leads to an even lengthier probate process. With the help of your knowledgeable and experienced attorney, the litigation process may be easier to handle.
While it is the probate court's responsibility to assign ownership of an estate, many individuals feel it is too lengthy and expensive of a process to deal with. This is why many individuals hire an attorney to handle the probate process. If you are facing the loss of a loved one and have an impending probate court battle on your hands, it may be beneficial to seek counsel with a trusted estate law attorney.