Importance of Having a Good Probate Lawyer on Your Side

Having a good probate lawyer on your side lets you relax and allows a professional guide you in your probate case.  The function of a good probate attorney is to take away the stress that is brought on by the loss of a loved one, and the uncertainty that death brings with it.

Who can use probate help?

  1.  A surviving spouse is usually the person most affected when his or her spouse dies.   Financial security is important to all, but especially when someone else has been managing your finances for you for many years.  Our lawyers can direct you in the right path regarding the legal procedures so you can be sound and secure in your daily life.
  2. Executors use our probate services to get advice about their duties and roles in managing the estate’s assets and income.  There are times when the issue of how to support a young family during estate administration must be answered.  Where will your wife and children live, if you pass away is a good question for most men to contemplate.   Discuss family allowance as means to support your family, if your estate goes through probate.   Likewise, talk about informal support of your wife and kids if you have a trust plan.  Estate planning points you to the amount of money needed for support of the family, if you are absent, and who will manage those funds.
  3. The key to hiring a probate advisor lawyer is whether your family members feel comfortable with that person.  Introduce your lawyer to all members of your family and discuss your wishes openly.

Mina Sirkin is an attorney in the San Fernando Valley and Los Angeles area whose advice is frequently sought about support of families during a probate or trust administration process.  Talk to us about the importance of good advice for years to come.  Call 818.3404479