Probate Attorney in New Orleans

How to Administrate an Estate with the Help of a Successions Lawyer in New York

Settling an estate includes collecting and managing probate assets, using the property to pay debts and taxes, and distributing the remaining assets to heirs and beneficiaries. If you are settling an estate as an executor or administrator, our New Orleans successions lawyer can provide beneficial counsel to you and your family.

If you have been appointed as an executor of a will or desire to be appointed as the administrator of a succession, or you believe you have rights as an heir or legatee to an estate, you want an experienced attorney to assist you through the estate process and to protect your rights. A variety of issues can arise during this process, including debt resolution with creditors or disputes with other heirs. You want an attorney who fully understands the law and procedure and who has a proven record of success in such matters."

Among the important duties of the executor or administrator are the gathering of the assets of the estate to pay debts and maximize the value of the inheritance received by the heirs or legatees. Also, the executor has the power to lease property, sell property, borrow funds and virtually any other power needed to properly administer the estate. Our firm has the expertise and acumen to advise the estate administrator in such matters.

If you have been appointed as the executor or administrator of an estate, we will work hand-in-hand with you to comply with the legal process to place the heirs and legatees in possession of their inheritance.

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We will also help you assemble an accounting of the property of the estate, ensure the payment of just debts and taxes, and supervise the expeditious distribution of the estate. This can include the sale of assets, such as immovable property. Our New Orleans probate lawyers also assist with disputes that often arise during the administration process, including will contests, family squabbles, issues involving a forced heir, claims by creditors and ongoing business matters. We have successfully represented executors, administrators and heirs in litigation involving estate controversies.

Contact the firm for more information about the benefits of obtaining legal counsel or complete a free case evaluation to learn more about Louisiana estate administration.

Brown Weimer LLC Attorneys and Counselors at Law - New Orleans Probate Attorney
Located at 400 Poydras Street, Suite #1125
New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone: (504) 561-8700

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