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Helping You Avoid Conflicts In Probate And Trust Administration

At McDonald Warner, our attorneys have helped many clients who have met unexpected challenges during the probate process or the administration of a trust. Often, these individuals either made a mistake or found themselves at the center of a lawsuit over the distribution of a loved one’s assets.

We will do everything we can to help you avoid the problems that can tie up estates for a long time. We offer experienced assistance and knowledgeable guidance at each step, which you can use to carry out an estate plan or protect your interests.

Helping Probate The Estate Of Loved Ones

A large portion of our practice includes serving as a guide throughout the probate process in Arizona. Our attorneys can help you learn more about what property is subject to probate and what must be done to fully comply with the state’s probate laws.

Matters we help with in probate include:

  • Reviewing the will put in place by the deceased
  • Compiling the assets and debts belonging to the estate
  • Fulfilling the various reporting requirements of probate
  • Distributing property according to the terms of the will

Many of our clients in these cases live outside of Arizona, but had a loved one who passed away in the state. We know that it can be difficult to get things accomplished when you are not here in the area, and we can help. We can take care of many of the issues that are connected to probate and make things much easier for you.

Assisting With The Administration Of A Trust

Our firm can also help with any issues related to the distribution of property that is associated with a trust created by your loved one. Our lawyers understand the specific issues that accompany the administration of a trust, and we are prepared to offer you clear advice that you can rely upon throughout the process.

We perform many activities on behalf of trustees or beneficiaries who have questions about trusts, including:

  • Taking an accounting of the trust’s property
  • Distributing property according to the terms of the trust
  • Litigating issues for the estate or beneficiaries of the estate

Trust administration can be an extremely complicated process, and having an experienced attorney can help reduce potential challenges. We have helped clients on all sides of wealth distribution issues, including handling these cases inside the courtroom, and can give you an honest answer about the options that are available to you when you have questions.

Schedule Your Free Half-Hour Consultation

If you want to learn more about issues connected with probate and trust administration, please call our Phoenix office at 480-525-5603 or send us an email to schedule your appointment with a member of our experienced team.