North Carolina Estate Administration Lawyer and Probate Attorney
If you have recently experienced the loss of a loved one and were named in a will, you may need to talk to an estate administration and probate attorney in Moore County or surrounding counties (e.g. Hoke, Harnett, Scotland, Lee, and Richmond Counties) in North Carolina. An estate administration attorney will make sure that a will or estate plan is executed as planned and if you feel that you are entitled to something or have an issue with a will or plan, the attorneys at the Lorenz & Creed Law Firm can help.
What Does An Estate Administration Attorney Do?
An estate administration attorney can handle most aspects of managing a deceased person’s estate. This may include,
- interacting with the probate court officials
- seeing to the probate of a decedent’s last will and testament
- compliance with state laws regarding estate administration
- Collecting the estate assets
- Paying final expenses, debts and taxes as far as the estate shall extend and as the law requires
- Distributing assets in a manner approved by the probate court
- Contacting beneficiaries
What If Someone Is Challenging The Estate Plan?
It is not uncommon for some family members to feel like they deserve more than what was left to them in the will or that someone else shouldn’t be given specific assets or money. Whether you need an attorney to challenge a will or to defend an estate plan, the attorneys at the Lorenz & Creed Law Firm can help. The death of a loved one can be difficult to deal with, and when estate assets are being distributed, families can disagree. It is best to hire an experienced attorney to handle things the right way and avoid added stress and arguments.
If you need help in administering a decedent’s estate or need to involve an attorney to help sort things, let the Lorenz & Creed Law Firm in Moore County, Southern Pines, Pinehurst, Aberdeen, Whispering Pines, Carthage and Vass North Carolina help you. Call 910-695-8688 now.