When a loved one passes away, dealing with the various preparations for a funeral can be very difficult. Emotions can be strong and the situation extremely difficult for all loved ones. Planning the funeral is enough of a burden, but you also need to deal with issues involving the last will and testament of your loved one. Many people going through these situations don’t want to think about material things at this time, however, it is a necessary aspect of the process and can be handled by a probate lawyer. Gig Harbor WA residents can benefit from the services of such a professional. At Lindsay & Lindsay Attorneys at Law, we provide intelligent and compassionate probate legal services for our clients.
There are many benefits available from working with a lawyer knowledgeable and probate Law at this time. First of all they can handle the details and leave you time to plan the funeral and properly mourn. Secondly, they can advise you on particular financial aspects of the situation with regards your loved one’s will etc. Additional reasons to use the services of an experienced probate lawyer at this time include:
Sometimes not everyone will agree with what the will and testament of a loved one has said. There can be disagreements over the will. This is a common occurrence when divorced spouses or children feel they have not received favorable treatment by the will. An experienced attorney can step in and help resolve these issues.
When changes to the will are requested, for instance, when individuals named in the will want to have the property given to them left to their children or someone else, the will must be modified in court. This often complicated process can be facilitated in part through the services of an experienced probate attorney.
Families can deal with issues involving state taxes on the property left to them. If these issues are not handled properly, the amount of tax owed can be more than necessary. Having a probate lawyer assist you in these matters is important.
At Lindsay & Lindsay Attorneys at Law, we are here to help you with all of your probate matters. To schedule a free consultation, call our law office today at 360.876.7601, fill out our contact form, or send us a direct email to mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org.