Estate Administration/Probate

estateWhen an individual passes away, the estate plan becomes implemented.During this phase, a host of issues must be addressed, including gathering assets, paying debts, and filing tax returns. At Halcomb Singler, LLP, we are skilled and experienced Indianapolis Probate Attorneys who routinely handle all aspects of estate administration, from the initial probate of the will to the distribution of assets. We provide practical, creative solutions and apply common sense strategies to help you navigate through the administration of the estate.Each estate is unique. For that reason, we are involved on many different levels in evaluating the legal, financial, tax and business issues on our clients’ behalf. We work closely with the parties involved in an estate, including beneficiaries, executors, administrators, trustees and other fiduciaries, to ensure that they perform their responsibilities and, in the case of beneficiaries, obtain their rightful distributions. Our estate administration services include:

  • Assisting with admission of decedent’s will to probate
  • Identification and gathering of assets
  • Representing the estate against legal actions such as third party creditor claims
  • Preparing estate fiduciary income tax returns
  • Distributing assets and obtaining the discharge of the fiduciary

Our trust administration services include:

  • Advising trustees with regard to legal issues associated with creation
  • Operating and terminating a trust
  • Preparing any fiduciary-related accountings and inventories

For a free legal consultation regarding estate administration and probate, please complete and submit our contact form or call us directly at 317.575.8222. Evening and weekend appointments are available.

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