Trusted Probate Firm Serving Xenia and Dayton Families
Probate is the legal process during which a court supervises the administration of the estate of a person who has passed away. Since this process can be challenging and time-consuming, it is helpful to have an experienced probate attorney by your side to offer objective reasoning and to help you handle the legal and logistical matters related to the distribution of the estate. The seasoned legal team at Miller, Finney & McKeown LLC have an extensive background in assisting individuals and families navigate the probate process. Whether you are the executor of an estate, or you are simply part of the family who is wondering what to expect from the probate process, our attorneys are here to provide you with the guidance and support you need to move through probate successfully.
Helpful Legal Guidance for Executors
If you have been appointed to the role of the executor (also called a personal representative), you are responsible for administering the estate of the deceased individual. This role carries several duties, including obtaining the individual’s death certificate, obtaining the will (if there is one), appraising the value of each asset within the estate, notifying the beneficiaries of the estate, settling any debts to creditors, and seeing that the remainder of the estate is distributed among the beneficiaries. Since there are numerous responsibilities associated with this role, it is essential to work with an accomplished probate attorney who can help you fulfill your legal obligations.
Customized Legal Assistance When You Need It
When you work with a knowledgeable estate and probate attorney at Miller, Finney & McKeown LLC, you will receive exceptional and experienced legal assistance throughout the probate process. We will answer all of your questions and lead you carefully through each step so that the probate process can move along in a smooth and timely fashion. Our experienced probate attorneys can dramatically reduce the amount of time and money associated with going through probate. In some cases, we may be able to help you and your family avoid probate altogether. No matter what your circumstances are, we are here to provide you with outstanding legal counsel and ensure that your loved one’s wishes are upheld and honored. Call us today to schedule your complementary consultation.