Probate And Estate Administration

When a person passes away, his or her family members grieve the loss and learn to deal with a new reality. Some family members have the additional burden of handling a loved one's legal and financial affairs. In many cases, this burden calls for proper legal guidance.

I am attorney Dorothea Kingsbury. If you need advice regarding probate or another estate matter in northern Ohio, I can assist you.

Making The Probate Or Administration Process As Smooth As Possible

At the law office of Dorothea J. Kingsbury Attorney at Law, I work with families to make the probate or estate administration process as smooth as possible. As your lawyer, I will help you answer questions like:

  • How long will the probate process take?
  • Will I have to go to court to deal with my parent's estate?
  • Is there anything I can do to avoid probate or make it quicker?
  • Do I need to be worried about estate taxes?
  • When and how will assets be distributed?
  • How do I deal with complicated issues related to the administration of a trust?
  • How can I make sure I am fulfilling my responsibilities as a trustee or executor?
  • If I am a beneficiary of a trust, do I need a lawyer?
  • What if my family member has significant debts that I wasn't aware of?
  • What if there is a will contest or a dispute about my family member's assets?

Over the years, I have guided many families through the process of settling their loved ones' estates. I know exactly how the Ohio probate courts work. I welcome the opportunity to serve you and your family.

Contact Me For Advice About Probate

I am an experienced Cleveland-area lawyer for probate and estate administration. Contact me for advice about your situation.