Probate Administration & Litigation

Probate Legal Services

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Nantz Law is committed to making Probate Administration & Litigation as affordable as it is efficient.

All appointments & paperwork is handled online by SC-based, managing attorney, Trey Nantz & his team.

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Probate Administration & Litigation Services

Our team of experienced estate planning attorneys offers a wide range of affordable attorney-drafted estate planning documents, including wills, trusts, powers of attorney, and healthcare directives.

Probate Administration & Litigation

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Probate Administration and Litigation FAQs

Probate Administration is the legal process of handling a deceased person’s estate, including validating the will, paying debts, and distributing assets to beneficiaries in South Carolina.

The duration varies depending on the estate’s complexity, but it generally takes several months to a year or more in South Carolina, especially if there are disputes or complex assets.

The Executor manages the estate’s affairs, which includes filing the will with the probate court, inventorying assets, paying debts and taxes, and distributing assets to heirs.

Probate can be avoided or minimized through estate planning tools like trusts, joint ownership, and beneficiary designations, but it depends on the individual’s circumstances and estate planning.

Probate Litigation involves legal disputes during the probate process, such as challenges to the validity of a will, disputes between beneficiaries, or issues with the estate executor.

Challenges can be based on allegations of undue influence, lack of mental capacity, improper execution, or the existence of a more recent will.

Clear communication, thorough estate planning, and appointing a competent and impartial executor can help minimize conflicts during probate.

Beneficiaries have the right to be informed about the probate process, receive timely distributions, and challenge the will or executor’s actions if they believe there are irregularities.

The executor is responsible for identifying and paying the estate’s debts and taxes from the estate’s assets before distributing the remainder to the beneficiaries.

Seek legal advice from a qualified probate attorney to understand your rights and options, and to navigate the complexities of probate litigation effectively.

Attorney Trey Nantz Managing Partner Nantz Law Firm
Carolyn Suhocki Attorney Nantz Law Firm

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