St. Petersburg Probate Administration Attorney
St. Petersburg Probate and Estate Administration Attorneys
After the death of a loved one, families and friends are often faced with the complexities and emotional struggles of estate administration. Whether you were named a personal representative or an heir, or if you have an interest in an estate, we can help you protect your interests and preserve the integrity of a will or trust. At Carnal & Mansfield, P.A., our St. Petersburg probate administration attorneys offer a broad range of services focused on protecting our clients and preserving the integrity of a will or trust document.
What Is Probate? Our Probate Administration Attorneys Explain
Probate is the legal process where a court determines the validity of a will, acknowledges all legal claims to an estate and ensures that will or trust is correctly administered in accordance with the decedent’s intent. A personal representative or executor of an estate may be held personally accountable for ensuring that assets are properly handled or distributed, taxes and debts are paid and all details are taken care of in a timely manner. Our probate attorneys in St. Petersburg can counsel you though the process and protect your rights in the event of a dispute.
We are St. Petersburg probate attorneys with experience in all of the following:
- Will and trust administration
- Creditor claims
- Location and liquidation of assets
- Distribution of assets to beneficiaries
- Formal administration for larger estates
- Homestead and real estate
Advocacy in Will Disputes and Probate Administration
A will or trust dispute in the estate administration process can become complicated quickly. If you are facing a dispute, it is important to consult with an experienced estate planning attorney as soon as possible who can review your case, identify your interests and aggressively defend your rights in court. We represent personal representatives, trustees, heirs, beneficiaries and other individuals who are impacted by the results of a will or trust dispute or in the probate administration process.
St. Petersburg Probate Administration Attorneys
Call 727-381-8181 or contact us by e-mail for an initial consultation with our experienced St. Petersburg probate administration attorneys. Our firm offers a 20 percent fee discount to AARP members.