When a loved one passes away, moving forward can be incredibly difficult. In addition to all of the emotional pain that often comes with the loss of a loved one, those who have been named executor of an estate may have no idea how to approach the probate process or which step to take next. At the Law Offices of Alice A. Salvo, we work hard to provide solutions for clients who are in this position in Woodland Hills, California.
From dealing with tax-related matters to distributing an estate's assets, there are a wide variety of responsibilities that you may have if you are the personal representative of an estate. If you have a fiduciary responsibility to manage a loved one's estate properly, you should closely analyze the ins and outs of the probate process and thoroughly assess every aspect of the estate. Also, if your loved one has passed away and did not leave behind a will, it is essential to make sure that you address estate-related matters correctly.
Whether you are in the middle of a complicated dispute that resulted in estate litigation or want to ensure that assets are distributed to heirs accurately, you should do everything you can to make sure that no important estate matters are disregarded. Promptly taking care of problems with creditors, filing tax returns, putting together an estate's inventory and any other critical part of managing an estate must be carefully considered.
Please visit our page on the probate process for a closer look at how our firm can help people who have been named executor of an estate.