Ocean County Estate Planning And Probate Attorneys
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One goal at the end of your life is to have everything in place so that you are comfortable, you have people in place to make any important decisions if required, and your estate is distributed to your family according to your wishes. The Toms River estate planning lawyers at Fedele & Honschke are able to facilitate this for you.
Helping Protect Your Assets For You And Your Heirs
We work with our clients to create the necessary documents to make it legally possible for your family to make decisions for you if you become incompetent, provide for you and your family, and disperse your assets as you have dictated. Every consultation includes a complete estate evaluation.
Our Ocean County lawyers create estate plans using a variety of tools, including:
- Powers of attorney
- Trusts, both revocable and irrevocable
- Living wills and health care directives
- Asset protection tools
- Medicaid law and Medicare law
Probate Attorneys In Ocean County
Families who have just lost a loved one will have to go through the difficult process of dividing up that person’s belongings and assets. While this can be fairly simple if the correct documents are in place, sometimes things get confusing or arguments break out over what the deceased’s intentions really were, or whether one person or another had “undue influence” over the deceased. Perhaps there is a question of mental capacity when the will was created. When this happens, having a lawyer who understands New Jersey probate law is crucial.
Our Toms River probate and estate planning lawyers have over two decades of experience in helping people settle the estates of their family members. We represent people in probate court matters, including:
- Probate of estates and estate administration
- Estate litigation, including contested wills
- Conservatorships and guardianships
- Probate of wills
- Settlement of estates
- Beneficiary representation
- Executor representation
Are You An Executor Or Administrator Of An Estate?
Our attorneys will assist you in performing your duties as executor or administrator of the estate. They will review and analyze the will and advise you as to who the beneficiaries are, what must be done, make arrangements to go to the courthouse to be appointed executor or administrator, help you collect and appraise the assets of the estate, help you fill out tax forms or work with your accountant, prepare correspondence and releases from persons receiving benefits from the estate, and obtaining court approval for your actions if necessary.
Contact An Ocean County Wills And Estate Attorney
If you have recently lost a loved one and need help to probate his or her will, call Silvio M. Silvi at 732-349-4949.