Probate can take up to 3 years or more all while the assets of the deceased are frozen.
Probate Expenses Explained:
Numbers are subject to change. The probate filing fees, publication fees, and certified mail fees are different per client and county. Those numbers are just averaged based on our data.
- Petition for Extension of Time;
- Petition to Establish or Verify Paternity;
- Petition to Approval and/or Apportion the Settlement;
- Petition to Determine Beneficiaries;
- Petition to Determine Homestead Status of Real Property;
- Reviewing prior income tax returns or dealing with tax liens, judgments, or suits;
- Preparing Federal Income Taxes;
- Reviewing or preparing contracts for or handling the closing on the sale of real property;
- Petition for Administration of Lost or Destroyed Will;
- Petition to Approve Structured Settlements;
- Valuations of the value of the claim for Estate tax purposes and preparation of any tax returns;
- Filing of objections to claims;
- Responding to objections to the final accounting regardless of whether same is filed by a beneficiary, creditor, or other third party;
- Responding to any form of civil suit or adversarial proceeding filed by or in defense of the personal representative;
- Liquidating assets for Corporations owned by Decedent;
- Liquidating assets of a partnership or sole proprietorship; and
- Preparing valid agreements on behalf of Corporation owned by Client.
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