After a loved one passes on, the legal process of settling his or her final affairs through probate court and estate administration can be confusing for surviving family members and loved ones. The Durkin Firm,LLC, is available to guide you through and explain every step of this complex legal process.
New Jersey Estate Administration Lawyer
This is often an emotionally sensitive time in our clients’ lives. We are professionals equipped to handle the legal aspects of this process, which leaves you free to address the emotional challenges you face due to the loss of your loved one. Our Essex County probate lawyer can guide any family or executor through each step of settling a decedent’s final affairs in New Jersey, including:
- Settling outstanding financial obligations
- Transferring nonprobate assets
- Distributing probate assets according to the terms of a will
- Navigating tax issues
Many of the individuals we represent through the probate and estate administration process appreciate our legal skill and in-depth knowledge, as well as the responsive service we provide during this challenging time. Our estate administration attorney closely communicates with our clients about timelines and other matters in their cases.
Our law firm has extensive experience with all facets of estate planning. We are available from beginning to end because we can help clients document their wishes, and then after they pass away, we are available to guide their surviving families through the probate and estate administration process.
To learn more about how our firm can help to settle your loved one’s final affairs, please call 973-369-7912 or contact us online.