Simplifying And Facilitating Probate

After a loved one's passing, family members, beneficiaries and personal representatives may face the complex nature of probate. This process can cause delays and added stress for heirs. Due to the high emotional and financial stakes involved with inheritance and fiduciary duty, it may be crucial to have professional support.

If you need a probate lawyer, Lawrenceville law firm Margaret Gettle Washburn, P.C., is ready to discuss your case. Our legal team serves probate clients in Gwinnett County, Jackson County, Barrow County and the surrounding area. We offer knowledgeable guidance to both families and fiduciaries.

Consult our Georgia attorneys for experienced advice and representation. In addition to probate counsel, we offer estate planning services that might allow your family to avoid probate for your own estate.

Skilled Guidance Through The Probate Process

Our legal team assists clients with every aspect of probate. We aim to provide skilled legal counsel for individuals and families as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible.

Depending on the details of the estate, probate may involve:

  • Proving a will's validity
  • Identifying beneficiaries and heirs
  • Drafting an inventory of the estate and arranging for the appraisal of assets
  • Paying outstanding debts of the deceased and collecting money owed
  • Distributing property
  • Paying taxes

In some cases, disputes develop during the probate process. Questions may arise about the validity of a will or the management of an estate or trust. As experienced litigators, we are prepared to represent our clients in will contests and other forms of estate litigation.

Preserve The Decedent's Wishes With Legal Support

Both estate administration and estate litigation are sensitive matters that require careful action and timing. Whether you need to uphold fiduciary duty or challenge a will, our firm is available to help. Call us at 770-676-1191 or contact our firm online for guidance during probate and when distributing inheritance.