Estate Administration Lawyer

When a loved one passes away, it is challenging to take on the duty of supervising and navigating the probate process, referred to as estate administration. The primary purpose of estate administration is to effectively move the possessions of the decedent to the heirs or, if there is a Will, to the devisees.  At Parker Law, LLC, we help families through this challenging time.  The process often includes many steps and hurdles, such as: admitting a Will to probate, appointing a personal representative, completing the mandated probate forms, investigating and reporting assets, preparing accountings, determining whether to allow or deny creditor claims, properly allocating possessions, and communicating with your CPA regarding any tax issues or demands. Our goal is to simplify this process by walking you through each step during this difficult time in your life.

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What are the Steps of estate administration in Columbia, SC?

  • File an application for the appointment of a Personal Representative
  • Notification of estate beneficiaries and heirs
  • Collection of assets, determination of liabilities, and the filing of an Inventory and Appraisement with the Court
  • Publication of Notice to Creditors
  • Payment of legitimate and enforceable estate debts and expenses
  • Distribution of assets pursuant to the Will (if any) or according to the laws of intestate succession (the statutes governing distribution if there is no Will)
  • Request for approval of the estate accounting and distribution, request for discharge of the Personal Representative and to close the estate

What can a Columbia SC Estate Administration Attorney Help With?

An experienced estate administration Lawyer assists with the distribution and maintenance of someone’s real estate property, personal property, and additional assets once they pass. If the deceased has a valid Will, the administration of the estate is executed accordingly. However, if there is no valid Will, the estate is distributed according to South Carolina law.

These matters can become complicated quickly, so seeking legal services from an attorney that is experienced and concentrates in estate administrations will help you achieve the most beneficial outcome.

Parker Law, LLC helps with:

  • Preparing and filing all necessary paperwork
  • Settling and negotiating outstanding debts
  • Identifying heirs and beneficiaries named in the Will
  • Finding lost estate assets
  • Handling and paying estate taxes
  • Defending against lawsuits
  • Managing and protecting the assets of the estate
  • Distributing property to heirs and beneficiaries

Make the estate administration in Columbia, SC Process as Stress Free as Possible

If you have been appointed as a personal representative or estate executor, the process of administering your family member’s entire estate is often daunting. Remember that you are not alone. Allow Parker Law, LLC and our experienced attorney to oversee your case and represent your interests in Columbia Probate Court so that you can get back to your life as quickly as possible.

Our Columbia estate administration attorney are knowledgeable about the law and the court process. We have vast experience with validating Wills, interceding with creditors and managing the disposition of assets. Parker Law, LLC is ready to serve you. Call us at 803.918.5094 or contact us through our easy to use webform today.

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