Vast Understanding Of Probate and Trust Matters
The loss of a loved one can be a devastating emotional time in your life. Family members must deal with their own grief and the administration of their loved one’s estate. It is wise to seek the counsel of our experienced Jefferson City probate and trust attorneys to discuss your situation in greater detail and guide you through the administration. It is also not uncommon for disputes to arise between the heirs, and our attorneys are experienced in assisting clients with handling those disputes.
At Newman, Comley & Ruth P.C., we understand that this process can seem confusing and intimidating. If you are called upon to make significant financial and legal decisions while mourning the loss of a loved one, the situation can quickly become stressful. It is our goal to guide you through these decisions and take as much stress out of the legal process as possible, allowing you time to grieve your loss.
Guidance Pertaining To Guardianship Matters
Probate and trust administration encompasses numerous topics and situations, including:
- Appointing a guardian or conservator for an incapacitated or disabled person
- Advising trustees and personal representatives as to their duties and any applicable laws
- Preparing and filing appropriate documents
- Settling estates quickly
- Notifying interested beneficiaries
- Advising trustees regarding challenges to the will or trust
- Prosecuting and defending estate litigation cases to recover assets misappropriated by trustees, personal representatives, or other family members
Through effective probate and trust administration, it is our goal to maximize the preservation of the estate assets while minimizing tax liabilities. Clients trust our attention to detail and our depth of legal knowledge to guide them through even the most complex probate or trust administration matters. Contact a lawyer at our firm to learn more about how Newman, Comley & Ruth P.C. can help you through this difficult time.
Here To Serve You
If you need legal assistance from an experienced and knowledgeable Jefferson City or Columbia area attorney, please contact Newman, Comley & Ruth P.C. at 573-298-4313. We assist clients with probate and trust administration matters throughout mid-Missouri including in Cole, Boone, Callaway, Osage, Phelps, Moniteau, Morgan, Miller, Maries, Camden, Gasconade, Audrain, and Pettis counties. Our office is located at the corner of Monroe Street and Highway 50 in Jefferson City, Missouri. It is our goal to earn your respect and trust by providing the highest level of legal service.
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