When someone passes away and their estate needs to be administered, a common question that arises is whether an attorney can be hired to serve as the executor or administrator. The short answer is yes, but there are some important factors to consider before making this decision. In this article, we will explore the pros […]Continue Reading
How to open a probate estate in Ohio
If your loved one has passed away in Ohio with assets, one of your first tasks will be to file an application to open the estate in probate court. This process can seem daunting at first, but with a little guidance, it can be straightforward and relatively painless. In this article, we will outline the […]Continue Reading
How much does a probate attorney cost?
Probate attorneys are legal professionals who specialize in helping clients navigate the complex process of settling a loved one’s estate after they pass away. If you live in Ohio and are looking for a probate attorney, you may be wondering how much you can expect to pay for their services. In this article, we’ll take […]Continue Reading
Who pays the probate attorney’s fees?
Typically, the estate of the deceased person pays the probate attorney fees, unless there is not enough cash in the estate to cover the fee.Continue Reading
Do I need a probate lawyer?
When someone passes away and leaves behind an estate, it can be unclear what steps you should take to settle the estate and distribute assets to the beneficiariesContinue Reading
What to do when you receive a claim against the estate
Are you an executor or administrator of an estate dealing with a claim? Here are some steps to take.Continue Reading