Oakland County Probate Attorneys
Probate is the legal process of transferring property from a decedent’s estate to his or her heirs. The process typically includes the identification and notification of heirs, assessment of the estate, paying of debts and the distribution of assets. This process can become complicated, however, if there is no Will or the Will is contested by survivors.
At Ryan B. Stearn P.C., our Oakland County probate lawyers have extensive experience guiding clients through this process. We are well-equipped to represent fiduciaries in the administration of estates and trusts. Our attorneys can also represent beneficiaries, heirs, creditors or other interested parties throughout the probate process.
Michigan Will Contest Lawyer
Our firm provides legal advice and representation to clients throughout Michigan in cases involving numerous factors, including:
- Lack of capacity/Competency
- Elder abuse
- Inheritance disputes
- Will contests
- Powers of attorney
- Designation of patient advocate
- Living wills
- Revocable or irrevocable trusts
The goal of any comprehensive estate plan is to make the probate process run as smoothly as possible. An unclear Will or trust can lead to disputes, disagreements and litigation. If you have questions or concerns regarding your own estate plan, we encourage you to contact our office to discuss your situation in greater detail.
If you are facing legal issues in your personal or professional life, it is wise to contact an attorney as soon as possible. We can carefully evaluate your issue and provide legal advice and representation no matter how complex your dilemma.