If you have been named as the personal representative of the estate of a loved one who has died, you likely have many questions and concerns about the probate process. An experienced probate law attorney can provide you with skilled guidance and representation during this difficult time.
Since 1979, the law firm of Mitchell A. Byrd, PLLC, has served clients throughout eastern and central Tennessee. We have helped countless clients carry out probate tasks and responsibilities. Contact our law firm today to schedule a consultation with a highly skilled probate lawyer.
Chattanooga Estate Administration Attorney Working for You
Probate is the legal process of administering the affairs of someone who has died in accordance with his or her estate plan or in the absence of an estate plan. There are several steps to the probate process, including the following:
- File and validate the deceased person's will, if he or she made one
- Be appointed as the personal representative of the estate
- Pay the estate's outstanding debts and taxes
- Distribute the estate's assets as directed by the will or state law
The prospect of dealing with all of these issues while you are grieving for the loss of a loved one can seem overwhelming. The estate administration attorneys at our firm provide personal attention to each of our probate clients, shouldering many of their burdens so they do not have to worry about them.
As experienced litigators, we are also able to assist estate administrators and other parties with any disputes that may arise during the probate process, including will contests and claims against the estate.
Contact Our Hamilton County Probate Attorneys Today
To discuss how we can guide you through the estate administration process, contact our law firm online or call 877-838-0844 to schedule an in-person consultation or arrange a free preliminary telephone assessment.