Attention and Advice to make sure your loved ones’ wishes are honored.
When someone dies, the process of collection, maintenance, and ultimate distribution of their assets is called estate administration. This process is carried out in accordance with either the Will or Trust of the person who died, or by Indiana law. While this process may seem simple on the surface, it can become complex. When this happens we are prepared to give you the necessary practical attention and advice, whether that is for you as the administrator of the estate or as a beneficiary of assets.
We will guide you through the process of estate and trust administration to ensure that all debts and taxes are paid, all disputes are resolved, and all assets are distributed appropriately. Throughout this process, we work to preserve assets and minimize costs to the estate and its beneficiaries.
If a dispute arises due to a will contest or another issue, you can be confident knowing that you have trial attorneys on your side. We can handle estate litigation and are ready to fight to see that your loved ones’ wishes are carried out.
Let us provide guidance and assistance in the following areas of estate administration—
- Probate the will
- Prepare necessary court filings
- Handle estate creditors
- Prepare estate accountings
- Establish and administer trusts
- Prepare any and all necessary tax returns
- Facilitate the distribution of estate assets
- Facilitate the distribution of trust assets