Ask Dan Burke – Attorney at Law
Welcome to the Frequently Asked Questions for Probate Law.
When a loved one passes, one of the last things you want to have to worry about is the probate process of their estate.
Read some of the answers that Dan Burke provides to help shed light on the process of choosing a Probate Attorney.
When does someone need a probate attorney?
In the case that a loved one has passed, sometimes the deceased had ownership of property which needs to be transferred. The property can, in some cases, be transferred at the deceased wishes, as expressed in their will. If there is no will, then property can be transferred through the laws of intestacy.
What are the benefits of hiring a probate attorney?
Handling the probate process after a loved one has passed can be long, expensive, emotional and draining. It is important to hire a probate attorney because their key focus is to ensure that mistakes are not made throughout the process, ultimately saving you both money and time.
What does a probate attorney do?
The role of a probate attorney is to simply assist clients through the probate process. When hiring a probate attorney you are employing someone to not only legally advise you throughout the process but also keeps the process as organized and efficient as possible. A probate attorney helps ensure that you don’t make mistakes in the probate process.
How do I choose a probate attorney?
When choosing a probate attorney, it is important to make sure that it is someone that has been established in the area where your loved one lived at the time of their passing. When seeking a probate attorney, focus on finding someone whom you feel comfortable talking to and is available to answer your questions throughout the process.