A Charlotte probate of estates attorney provides services in a probate court, and the court may retain him or her to open an estate or provide service during probate proceedings on behalf of the executor or administrator of the estate. Probate lawyers, Charlotte, NC, may also represent creditors, heirs and other parties having a legal interest in an outcome of the estate.
The granting of probate is the first crucial step in the legal framework for administering the deceased person’s estate, resolving all claims and distributing the property of the deceased under a will. A probate court determines the legal validity of the will of the testator (the deceased) and grants its approval, also referred to as granting probate, to an executor.
Our Charlotte probate attorneys at Walker Schantz Law can help you come up with a last will and testament so that your loved ones can have some security upon your death. Our attorneys can also help with trust planning (including living trusts) and medical powers of attorney and powers of attorney. Our Charlotte probate attorney can help you with complete asset protection and of course preparing and filing of all documents that a probate court requires.