The process of probate typically accompanies a situation involving painful emotional loss. The knowledgeable, meticulous probate attorneys at Townley and Lindsay, LLC eases the stress of probating your loved one’s estate and guide executors and beneficiaries through the complex process.
The process of probate
Most executors have never or only rarely probated a will and know little about the process. Townley and Lindsay, LLC can guide you through the complex probate process, including:
- Filing the will with the appropriate Georgia county probate court
- Developing the best strategy for fairly and expeditiously probating the estate
- Finding and collecting assets
- Closing and opening bank accounts
- Transferring assets from the deceased to the estate
- Paying estate taxes
- Valuing, managing, preserving and liquidating the estate
- Locating beneficiaries
- Hiring experts, when appropriate
Valuing and managing the estate
Townley and Lindsay, LLC assists executors with the arduous process of collecting, managing, valuing, protecting and liquidating assets of an estate. Townley and Lindsay, LLC has a team of experts available to assist in every aspect of estate probate. When appropriate, the firm calls upon accountants, financial advisors, real estate agents, property managers, and other professionals to assist with executor duties. We can access expert opinions about unique assets such as antiques, rare books, automobiles and other collectables for accurate valuation, management and possible sale.
Even for seemingly straightforward estates, disputes between beneficiaries sometimes arise. Townley and Lindsay, LLC’s professional courtroom presence can calm the emotionally charged process of probating a challenged will or disputed executor or judicial decision. When it is in the best interest of our clients to preserve cordial familial relationships, Townley and Lindsay, LLC is adept at mediating disputes. That said, he assertively defends our client’s beneficiary rights within the [name of state] probate court when doing so is necessary.
Contact a thorough estate planning lawyer at Townley and Lindsay, LLC For legal services in Rossville and throughout Georgia, call Townley and Lindsay, LLC at 706-956-4486or contact us online to schedule a free initial consultation.