Northbrook Probate Lawyer

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Many individuals seek our estate planning services at Kaufman Law Group, LLC for various reasons, but quite a few seek our assistance because they are concerned about avoiding the probate process, and rightfully so. The probate process is notorious for being lengthy, costly, and emotionally draining for surviving family members. For clients currently facing probate and who need guidance administering and executing an estate, our Northbrookprobate lawyers can walk you through the process, step by step.

The probate process involves:

  • Marshalling the assets
  • Court hearing to have will admitted to probate and executor appointed
  • Notifying all the heirs and legatees
  • Appraising property
  • Paying taxes and debt
  • Additional court hearings to sell property or interim distributions if supervised estate
  • Prepare interim and final accountings for court approval
  • Final court hearing to approval final accounting and dismiss executor.
  • Transferring assets as directed in a will

If you wish to avoid having your estate go through the probate process, you need to speak with our family-owned law firm for comprehensive guidance. We can carefully review the details of your situation and help you plan an ironclad estate plan that can help you preserve your estate and even its value. This can spare your family from a great deal of headache and legal complications down the road.

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Decades of Estate Planning Experience & Knowledge

Our firm's founder, Jay C. Kaufman, has been practicing estate planning law since 1980. His well-versed knowledge of this area is regularly updated and refreshed through continuous education and training. He also holds membership in WealthCounsel and ElderCounsel, which gives him access to sophisticated estate planning resources and a community of over 2,500 other law firms around the country.

Regardless of the scale of your estate planning, our Northbrook probate attorneys have the tools and state-of-the-art techniques to ensure your estate's future is safeguarded. Known for our collaborative approach to estate planning, we proactively check with your entire team of professional advisors to provide you with an estate plan that is comprehensive and in line with your big-picture goals.

For the individualized and attentive services you need for your probate-related matter,
turn to us at Kaufman Law Group, LLC as soon as possible.

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Northbrook Estate Planning Lawyers

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Kaufman Law Group, LLC
Northbrook Estate Planning Lawyers
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