Wagoner, Oklahoma Probate Lawyers
The last thing you want to think about when a loved one has passed away is winding up his or her financial affairs. But, finishing this task can help you achieve confidence and peace of mind that the deceased person's wishes have been honored. This is why it is so important to work with a skilled probate lawyer. The Wirth Law Office - Wagoner understands the exact legal process you are going through and with the legal experience and expertise of our probate attorneys we can expedite the complicated process, giving you peace of mind and the ability to focus on your friends and family while you remember your lost loved one.
What is Probate?
Probate is the legal process that takes place after someone dies. It includes proving the person's will is valid, inventorying assets, apprasing property, paying debts, and taxes, and distributing the estate pursuant to the Will or pursuant to law if there is no Will.
Do I Need a Probate Lawyer?
No state requires you to use an attorney lawyer in probate, but probate laws and court procedures can be complicated. Moreover, you can be personally liable if you do something wrong. One minor omission, like failing to give notice to an interested party, or one missed deadline can cause everything to come to a grinding halt. Further, both Federal and State tax laws must be complied with. All of this can be made even more complicated when there is fighting among the heirs, disputes Wills, disinherited children, divorced spouses, or step-children. For these reasons, most of the time it make sense to have an experienced probate attorney on your side. For a free consultation and to see if it might be appropriate to hire attorney, call the probate attorney at the Wirth Law Office - Wagoner at (918) 485-0335.
For a free consultation with a Wagoner Oklahoma probate lawyer call the Wirth Law Office - Wagoner at (918) 485-0335 (or toll free at (888) Wirth-Law). Or, as always, you may enter a legal question in the form at the top right of this page.
— Paul J. Sowinski