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Probate and Estate Administration

Help You Need to Successfully Navigate a Loved One’s Estate Through Probate –
Quickly and Effectively

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Probate is the legal process through which a person’s legal and financial affairs are completed and resolved after their death. In California, probate is conducted in the county where the deceased individual lived. Probate can occur whether or not the person had a will in place at their time of death.

Probate is a time-consuming and involved process, taking between eleven months and three years to complete, depending on the complexity of issues to be resolved, and the county in which the descendent resided at the time of death. Our experienced and knowledgeable probate attorneys in Orange County understand how confusing and frustrating the probate process can be. We will proactively assist you with collecting estate assets, addressing estate liabilities and creditors, selling real property and other assets, as well as answering questions and giving you legal guidance throughout the process. You can trust your estate will be properly administered and closed, and that your inheritance will be placed in the hands of the beneficiaries as quickly as possible.

What are the potential costs involved in probate?

Probate expenses may include court fees, legal fees, executor fees, appraiser fees, and more fees at times. We understand transparency and cost-effectiveness are important to our clients. This is why our attorneys work diligently to minimize costs by leveraging our expertise, employing efficient processes, and ensuring that all aspects of the probate process are handled in the most cost-effective manner possible.

What if there are disputes or conflicts during probate?

Probate disputes can arise when there are disagreements among beneficiaries, challenges to the validity of the will, or disputes over asset distribution. Our skilled probate attorneys have extensive experience in resolving conflicts through negotiation, mediation, or litigation when necessary. We protect your interests, guide you through any disputes, and seek the most favorable outcome for you.

Peace of Mind

Probate can be a complex and emotionally challenging process, but at The Estate Lawyers, we aim to provide you with peace of mind. Our dedicated team is committed to expediting the probate process, while ensuring all legal requirements are met. Our probate attorneys in Newport Beach have decades of expertise, great attention to detail, and compassionate guidance, allowing you to have the confidence knowing your loved one's estate is in capable hands.

Contact an Experienced Southern California Probate Lawyer and Gain Peace of Mind

We are ready to provide you with experienced representation. For a free, 15-minute initial consultation, contact our Orange County probate attorneys by email or call 949-250-7800.

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