The attorneys at the Law Firm of Hoiles, Dasinger & Hollon, in Robertsdale, Alabama have extensive experience representing clients in proceedings in the probate courts of Baldwin County.
We have significant experience taking estates through probate. In our typical individual probate case, we normally inventory the assets of an estate, obtain appraisals on property, settle the debts of the estate and advise our client with respect to payment of any taxes owed. Clients with more complex estates may require additional services.
Our clients include people who have been named estate administrators or executors. Our role is to assist in navigating the probate process and administering the estate in accordance with the deceased’s wishes. We are experienced in and familiar with the following areas relating to probate law: Decedent’s Estates
- Trust Matters
The administration of an estate can be complex. Our law firm represents personal representatives and administrators in the administration and probate process to ensure that the estate is handled properly and to avoid personal liability to the administrator.
The period following the death of a loved one is always a difficult time. At Hoiles, Dasinger & Hollon we feel deep respect and sympathy for our clients who are coping with loss. If you are named as the executor of a will, or have been appointed by a probate court to serve as the personal representative of someone who died intestate, we can assist you in fulfilling your duties.
Aside from coping with the sheer volume of work involved in probate and estate administration, our attorneys are adept at diffusing conflicts among surviving family members and other loved ones.
While probate is typically an uncontested process, disputes are not unusual during this emotional process. When will contests involving allegations of undue influence and other matters lead to disputes and litigation, clients turn to our law firm for assistance.
Our Probate attorneys regularly act as counsel to trustees and administrators of large estates, assisting fiduciaries with fulfilling their duties, including representation of personal representatives in administering estates. We also assist trustees in the fulfillment of their duties, including funding trusts, distributing trust assets, interpreting trust instruments, and redrafting and amending trusts.
Our Probate attorneys also represent clients in will contests and other testamentary disputes and represent heirs and devisees in overseeing the administration of estates in which they have an interest.
To find out more about what we can do to help you with matters of probate or your own estate planning, call us at (251) 947-4757 or send us an e-mail to schedule a meeting with our Baldwin County estate probate lawyers.