An experienced Arizona trust and estates attorney helps guide you through the process
Probate follows what is typically a painful emotional loss. Ronald F. Larson, P.C. has 40 years of experience in probate law and knows how to ease the stress of probate by guiding executors and beneficiaries through the complex process.
The process of probate
Most executors have rarely, if ever, probated a will, and they know little about the process. Attorney Larson can guide you through the complex probate process, including:
- Filing the will with the Arizona probate court
- Developing the best strategy for fairly and expeditiously probating the estate
- Finding and collecting assets
- Closing and opening bank accounts
- Transferring assets from the deceased to the estate
- Paying estate taxes
- Valuing, managing, preserving and liquidating the estate
- Locating beneficiaries
- Hiring experts, when appropriate
Valuing and managing the estate
Attorney Larson assists executors with the arduous process of collecting, managing, valuing, protecting and liquidating the assets of the estate. He has a team of experts available to assist in every aspect of estate probate. When appropriate, the firm calls upon accountants, financial advisers, real estate agents, property managers and other professionals to assist with executor duties. He can access expert opinions about unique assets such as antiques, rare books, automobiles, and other collectables for accurate valuation, management, and possible sale.
Even in apparently straightforward estate cases, there are sometimes disputes between beneficiaries. Attorney Larson’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 client to preserve cordial familial relationships, he is adept at mediating these disputes. When necessary, he assertively defends his client’s beneficiary rights within the Arizona probate court.
Contact Ronald F. Larson, P.C. today
If you are in need of an experienced attorney, please call our Sun City office today at (623) 933-4055 or the Scottsdale office at (480) 365-0324 to make an appointment. You can also contact us online.