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Lafayette County Probate Lawyers

When an individual dies, the estate of the decedent must go through the probate process to pay off any debts while the remaining assets are then distributed legally among beneficiaries. Probate can be a complicated and long process, especially if there are significant assets to review or if family members are contesting a will. These issues and many others can be resolved with the help of an experienced probate and estate administration lawyer.

More Than 40 Years Of Legal Experience

For more than three decades, the law firm of Aull, Sherman, Worthington, Giorza & Hamilton, L.L.C., has been providing quality legal services for clients throughout the Lexington, Missouri, area. Included in our practice areas are probate and estate planning services. If you have a probate or estate planning matter, please reach out to our law firm today. We offer free initial consultations. Contact us online to schedule yours with one of our experienced Lafayette County probate attorneys.

Missouri Probate Practice

A valid will generally names an executor or personal representative of the estate. He or she is in charge of doing an inventory of all real and personal property of the decedent. The assets must be distributed legally among designated beneficiaries and debts paid off.

This can be very challenging, and having an attorney represent you and handle your probate and estate administration affairs is extremely beneficial and is also required in most Missouri jurisdictions. Not only are you getting a legal professional to handle the affairs of the estate, but you will be comforted knowing it is being done with extreme attention to detail and thoroughness.

Whether you are an executor or agent of an estate and require representation, are a family member needing assistance with probating a will, or you need assistance with trust administration, our probate practice encompasses a wide range of estate administration services.

Contact Our Missouri Attorneys For Asset Distribution Assistance

For all your probate and estate planning issues in Missouri, reach out to Aull, Sherman, Worthington, Giorza & Hamilton, L.L.C. Call 660-251-4138 for a free initial consultation to discuss your case with one of our probate lawyers. We look forward to speaking with you.

Meet Our Attorneys

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