If proper estate planning documents are not in place when an individual dies, the court ultimately determines who is entitled to the deceased person’s assets and then transfers legal title of those assets to them. These official proceedings could last four to six months; however, could be quite complex and take much longer. Shelton Law Firm act as your probate attorney to:

  • Collect life insurance policy proceeds
  • Determining or paying inheritance taxes
  • Figuring out and paying estate income taxes
  • Paying debt and final bills
  • Preparing and filing all court documents
  • Opening and managing the estate checking account
  • Retitling assets in beneficiary’s names