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Understanding Probate And Estate Administration

After a loved one passes away, their will must go through probate. The executor is in charge of making sure this process is handled correctly. Understandably, many people feel an overwhelming sense of stress. This is where the right attorney can step in. Britton Law has worked with clients throughout North Carolina for over 20 years. We can help you navigate this complex area of the law.

What You Need To Know

While probate can be avoided, it does not happen often. It also has a bad reputation for being time-consuming. Our job is to effectively and efficiently guide you in the right direction. While it is possible to handle it on your own, you could make silly mistakes that could delay the process. Our attorneys make sure things are handled correctly. We can help you gather all of the decedent’s assets, pay off any debts and distribute property to the necessary heirs.

Probate starts off by making sure a will is valid. Wills and trusts are estate planning documents that aim to clearly express your loved one’s wishes. In some cases, a person can contest these documents. They will do so because they feel they did not get what they are entitled to. Whether you are dealing with a contested or uncontested estate plan, we are here to help. You are already mourning the loss of someone you care about. Having a lawyer by your side can take some of the stress off your shoulders.

To Learn More, Call Today

The legal system moves quickly, and it is important to get experienced guidance as soon as possible. To schedule a consultation, call our office in Fayetteville at 888-811-9738 today. You can also fill out our online contact form.