Administration of Estates and Will Contests
Worcester Estate Administration Lawyers
Walpole Will Contest Attorneys
The loss of a family member or a close friend is a difficult time. Settling an estate and resolving the affairs of someone who has died is often confusing and time consuming. You should remember that as the executor or executrix of an estate, you have a legal obligation to wind up the financial affairs of the estate in a prudent manner. To deal with your many legal and financial obligations, you should obtain the services of an experienced estate administration attorney.
Estate Administration Services
O’Connor and Ryan has considerable experience assisting families and individuals in resolving and settling estates. We guide clients through the complex process of probating the estate, paying the debts and legacies of the deceased, managing property and completing necessary federal and state tax filings. Our goal is to complete the estate administration process as quickly and cost-efficiently as possible, so the assets of the estate can be distributed to the intended beneficiaries.
For a consultation with an experienced central Massachusetts estate administration attorney, contact O’Connor and Ryan.
If you have been named an executor or executrix and live outside Massachusetts, our firm can handle all aspects of the probate process on your behalf.
Will Contests and Probate Disputes
O’Connor and Ryan represents clients in disputed estate matters such as will contests, alleged executor/executrix malfeasance and challenges to the appointment of administrators or executors. When we represent you, our firm will undertake an assertive legal effort designed to protect your rights and achieve your goals. Whether it involves undue influence in the drafting of a will, a dispute over the administration of an estate or other matter, you can depend on O’Connor and Ryan for skillful, results-oriented representation.
The legal fees for the administration of estates, defending or prosecuting claims against estates and other related matters are billed hourly in most cases. Fee arrangements will be discussed and explained at the initial conference.