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Experienced Texas Estate Attorney Guides You Through Probate

The process of probate typically accompanies a situation involving painful emotional loss. A knowledgeable, meticulous probate attorney, Kevin L. Ferrier eases the stress of probating your loved one’s estate and guides Executors, Administrator and Beneficiaries through the process whether the Decedent had a Will or not.

The process of probate

Most Executors have not probated a Will and know little about the process. Kevin L. Ferrier can guide you through the probate process, including:

Applying to have the Will probated in the appropriate Texas County Probate Court
Developing the best strategy for fairly and expeditiously probating the Estate
Finding and collecting assets
Closing and opening bank accounts
Transferring assets to the beneficiaries/heirs
Dealing with estate tax issues
Valuing, managing, preservind and liquidating the estate
Retaining experts, when appropriate

Valuing and managing the estate

Kevin L. Ferrier assists Executors and Administrators with the arduous process of collecting, managing, valuing, protecting and liquidating assets of an estate. Kevin L. Ferrier is available to assist in every aspect of estate probate. When appropriate, the firm calls upon accountants, financial advisors, real estate agents, property managers and other professionals to assist with executor duties. Kevin L. Ferrier can access expert opinions about unique assets such as antiques, rare books, automobiles and other collectables for accurate valuation, management and possible sale.

Probate disputes

Even for seemingly straightforward estates, disputes between beneficiaries sometimes arise. Kevin L. Ferrier’s professional courtroom presence can calm the emotionally charged process of probating a challenged Will or disputed Executor or judicial decision. When it is in the best interests of his clients to preserve cordial familial relationships, he is adept at mediating disputes. However, Kevin L. Ferrier will assertively defend his client’s rights in Court when doing so is necessary.

Contact Kevin L. Ferrier, a thorough estate planning lawyer

For legal services in Tyler and throughout northeast Texas, call Kevin L. Ferrier at 903.592.9757 or contact us online to schedule a free initial consultation.