When a loved one passes on, it can be difficult to think about the necessary tasks of settling the estate. Final expenses, bills, taxes, bank accounts, real estate, and more all need careful attention. You may be wondering “Where do I start?” or “How can I find the time to take care of everything?” With emotions running high, settling an estate may feel like an impossible endeavor, but our team of experts can give you clear guidance and a helping hand during this difficult time.
When a person dies, all of their assets or possessions, including real estate, bank accounts, stock, vehicles, and personal belongings, become part of their estate. The process of managing these assets and settling any debts is called estate administration. Tasks are handled by the executor, the person specifically named in the deceased’s will. If there is no will, a judge will appoint a family member or close friend to act as an executor.
The executor has a lot of responsibilities tying up loose ends, ensuring the deceased’s final wishes are handled appropriately, and disbursing any inheritance money. It’s a big job, not to be taken lightly, and often requires the guidance of an experienced attorney. Our estate administration services help clear the confusion and provide support with helpful checklists and personalized advice.
At BB&C, we have handled hundreds of estates, from very simple and straightforward to extremely complex. No matter your situation, you need a partner who can walk you through this tough time. Our experienced team will give you comprehensive legal advice, help you avoid complications, and take care of any loose ends. Most importantly, we offer peace of mind in the midst of your challenging circumstances.
Are you ready to ask questions? Send us a message or call us at 765-742-9066 to speak with an estate administration attorney today.
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