What do I do when a loved one dies?

Take a breathe first.  After you have gathered your thoughts, make an appointment and consult with an Probate Estate Administration attorney. Many offer a free consultation and can provide valuable information. The steps that you take initially are very important and...

Matter of Van Patten—Undue Influence

Probate Administration | Wrongful Actions There are certain basic legal requirements when a person transfers property, conveys a power of attorney or establishes a plan for the distribution of an estate. Among the most important are: The person must have appropriate...

What to Do When a Loved One Dies

When a loved one dies, the emotions you experience can paralyze you, causing you to neglect to handle some of the most basic tasks. That can complicate matters significantly. Here’s a checklist of the steps you need to take following the passing of a loved one:...