Skagit probate, trust and estate lawyer Neli Espe of Olympic Legal can help you navigate the difficult waters of trust and estate settlement after a loved one passes away by organizing the decedent’s assets and liabilities and handling all necessary filings, notices and accounting. Our law firm also represent fiduciaries and beneficiaries in settlement negotiations and disputes. Learn more
A Washington state executor or personal representative must settle the estate while complying with the terms of the will, if there is one, and Washington state probate laws. The intricacies of handling the estate depend on whether the your loved one created a will or died intestate. An experienced Olympic Legal probate lawyer can provide helpful guidance in the following matters:
Our estate planning lawyer can advise clients other than personal representatives who may have an interest in the probate proceeding, such as beneficiaries, heirs, trustees and fiduciaries.
We draft and review wills to ensure that your testamentary wishes are carried out.
We set up trusts of various kinds to ensure that your estate planning goals are met.
We work with families and business owners to ensure that your plan is in place.
We help families navigate the probate process and assist them in estate administration.
COMPASSIONATE ADVOCACY IN TRUST AND ESTATE DISPUTES AND LITIGATION
The Trust and Estate Dispute Resolution Act (TEDRA) was established to provide a streamlined process for resolving trust and estate disputes through mediation, arbitration and agreement. TEDRA promotes expedited resolution of disputes involving wills, trusts and estates. When you engage us as your trust and estate lawyer, we attempt to resolve disputes without resorting to litigation.
If going to court will serve a client best, we can assist in the following:
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