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Probate Lawyer in Glendale, CA

The probate process can be quick and simple when you have professional guidance. Make an appointment with an experienced probate lawyer in Glendale, CA. At the Law Office of Laura Widdis, we handle a wide range of probate cases for clients throughout the Los Angeles area. We also handle guardianship, conservatorship, and a range of other matters affecting families at the end of life.

An Experienced Probate Attorney

Probate is the process undertaken by an executor or administrator of an estate in order to pay outstanding debts and distribute assets on behalf of the deceased person. The probate process is supervised by a court to ensure everything is distributed fairly, in accordance with the law and the instructions given in the deceased person's will, if one exists. The process can be complex, so it's worth hiring an experienced probate attorney to make sure everything is completed correctly.

We have handled numerous probate cases over the years, so we understand the process inside and out. With our help, the whole process will be completed as quickly as possible with minimal hassle. When you are grieving, the last thing you want to worry about is legal paperwork. Let us take the burden off your shoulders so you can spend more time with your loved ones during this difficult time.

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Probate Law Explained

If you have been named in a will as the executor of an estate, or you have been chosen as the administrator, you are responsible for managing the probate process. This usually involves validating the will, making an inventory of all assets, settling outstanding debts, paying taxes, and distributing remaining assets on behalf of the decedent. As a probate lawyer, Laura Widdis helps clients prepare and file all the paperwork required by the probate court. She also helps beneficiaries resolve disputes over assets.

Plan for Your Family's Future

After you die, your loved ones will be responsible for your estate. Putting your affairs in order is an excellent way to make things easier for your family in their time of grief. Hire a probate lawyer now to save time and hassle down the road. We help you draw up a clear, comprehensive will or trust to make the probate process easy. With proper end-of-life planning, your loved ones may be able to avoid the probate process altogether, which can save a significant amount of time and money.

Contact us for a consultation with an experienced probate attorney. Based in Glendale, California, we serve clients in Los Angeles, Arcadia, and Sierra Madre, and Pasadena.