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
-Transferring assets to the beneficiaries/heirs
-Developing the best strategy for fairly and
expeditiously probating the Estate
-Dealing with estate tax issues
-Finding and collecting assets
-Valuing, managing, preservind and liquidating the estate
-Closing and opening bank accounts
-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.
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.