Helping You Distribute Assets and Property After the Death of a Loved One
If a person dies with individually named assets, a will has to be "probated" after the death of the decedent. This is part of estate administration and involves the responsibilities of the executor of the estate. If your family member died without a will, we will assist you in administrating the estate of your family member or we can help you to apply to become an administrator of the estate
We will help you gather the assets and properties of the estate and in appraising their value for tax purposes. We have accountants we work with regularly to file all of the necessary tax forms for the deceased's final taxes, New Jersey estate tax and Inheritance tax where required. We will help you locate the heirs of the deceased and to distribute the property and assets among all of you.
Our Ocean County probate attorneys have years of experience in helping people through this difficult time and seeing that the wishes expressed by the deceased in the last will and testament are granted. Call us at 732-504-3841 or toll free at 877-251-5491 or send us an e-mail to discuss the probating of your loved one's estate.
Toms River Estate Administration Lawyers
Administering an estate typically involves liquidating the estate's assets and determining the value of properties. We have experts we consult for all of these things and can assist the executor of a will with these actions. If there are stock certificates we can have them transferred in the name of the estate and liquidated for distribution to the heirs. Our paralegals will also create an informal accounting and assist you in paying all of the bills and expenses of the estate from the assets. If your loved one passed on without a will, we can help you determine who the legal beneficiaries are.
There are times when people disagree over the distribution of an estate or the validity of a will is called into question. We represent clients in estate litigation in these and other situations:
- Contested wills
- Undue influence
- Mental capacity of the testator
- Objection to the executor
Call Silvi, Fedele & Honschke Attorneys at Law, L.L.C., at 877-251-5491 to schedule an initial consultation regarding your estate or the estate of a recently deceased family member.