Scriber Law Group, LLC.

Probate Administration Overview


Probate Attorney in Atlanta, Georgia

The loss of a loved one is one of the hardest things that can happen in your life. However, dealing the estate and legal issues shouldn’t be an additional burden. Should you need legal help during this difficult time, we pride ourselves on serving the individual needs of each client as they go through the process of Probate. Acting your Atlanta probate attorney, we can help if the loved one left behind a Will, or through the process of Administration, if they did not leave a Will. We also will help determine whether you qualify to file a Year’s Support petition to bypass the process of Probate and, if so, whether that helps your interests.

Our Probate, Administration, and Year’s Support practice can prepare, file, and handle legal proceedings dealing with setting up and closing an estate. We specialize in the issues surrounding Wills, Trusts, Estates, Will Contests, Beneficiary Rights, Heir Rights, Appointment of Executors, Executor Duties, Appointments of Administrators, Administrator Duties, and Fiduciary Law.

Our Atlanta and Marietta, GA Probate Lawyers

Scriber Law Group, LLC. is an Atlanta probate attorney that represents the interests of Executors, Beneficiaries, Heirs, and other interested parties in Georgia estate and trust litigation. Our Atlanta attorneys practice statewide and can assist out-of-state clients with Probate and Administration matters in Georgia, including real estate title clearance. We handle all types of estate-related litigation, including Will Contests, Trust Litigation, and Estate Tax Litigation.

Probate

We can help you with the process of Probate, which is the presentation of a Will to the local Probate Court and distributing the estate according to instructions given in the Will. We can assist in understanding the contents of the Will and how to distribute the estate. Finally, we can assist if anyone comes to challenge the validity of the Will.

For more information visit the Probate page.

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Estate Administration

In situations where a person dies without a Will, the distribution of the estate occurs under a process called “Administration”. Our office can prepare the Petition for Administration and assist with the successful distribution of the estate as required by Georgia law, including challenges to the estate distribution, heir rights, appointments of Administrators, Administrator duties, and claims by creditors and other interested third parties.

For more information visit the Administration page.

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Year’s Support

In Georgia, surviving spouses and minor children are entitled to a process called Year’s Support to set aside all or a portion of the estate for their maintenance. Among the benefits of this process is that it allows the surviving or spouse or minor child to receive from the estate even if a Will excludes them.

Our firm can help in the preparation of the Year’s Support Petition and navigating the process involved with the Petition. We can help a spouse or the guardian of minor children present their petition and we can represent another beneficiary who would like to oppose the Year’s Support Petition.

For more information visit the Year’s Support page.

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Wills, Trusts, and Estate Litigation

Should conflict between Heirs, Beneficiaries, and other interested parties emerge in your Probate, Administration, or Year’s Support matter, our firm has experience assisting clients through the process of either litigation or mediation.

We can help sort through the issues that can occur when numerous people have conflicting claims on an estate. Working with all the involved parties (or their representatives), we aim to come to a conclusion that makes the best of a bad situation with the least amount of time spent in courtrooms or mediation hearings.

For more information about how we can be the Atlanta probate attorney that assists with these issues, visit our Wills, Trusts, and Estate Litigation page.

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Breach of Fiduciary Duty

Our firm can represent a fiduciary or someone challenging a fiduciary in a lawsuit alleging breach of fiduciary duty. We can bring action on behalf of Heirs and Beneficiaries and can defend Executors, Administrators, Trustees, and Trust Administrators accused of breaching their fiduciary duty. Our firm can represent both local and out-of-state clients in Probate litigation throughout the State of Georgia.

For more information visit the Breach of Fiduciary Duty page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about hiring an Atlanta probate attorney or would like to get started, call our office at (404) 850-9334 or contact us online for a free consultation.

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Scriber Law Group, LLC.

Get your questions answered - Call for a complimentary strategy session at (404) 850-9334.