Montgomery County PA Probate - (215) 809-3900

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Probate can be a confusing and frustrating process, especially when you are dealing with the passing of a loved one. At Sallen Law, our Montgomery County probate attorney proudly offers trusted legal support and guidance throughout the probate and estate administration process. Our team is proud to provide a holistic approach and works to ensure that our solution addresses all aspects of your life. We can work with you to discuss all options you have, how probate works, and offer legal representation and counsel for all of your estate administration needs.

Sallen Law serves the Merion Station area and Philadelphia County. You can call us for a free phone consultation at (215) 809-3900.

What Is the Probate Process?

Probate can be a lengthy process, and it typically involves court-managed administrations if there was no will or trust left by the deceased individual.

If you have found yourself in the probate process, you can generally expect the following:

  • A notification will be delivered to individuals that an existing will names, or if no will exists, a list of next-of-kin will be provided and they will receive notification of the probate process
  • The probate court will appoint an executor or administrator for the estate in question
  • A court-appointed individual will oversee the inventory, appraisal, and sale of assets in the estate
  • Payment received from the sale of the estates will be used to pay off debts and taxes in the appropriate states
  • Remaining assets will be distributed amount heirs or next-of-kin

Can Probate Be Avoided?

For most individuals, avoiding probate is ideal. Probate can be avoided with the assistance of an experienced attorney, and well-drafted wills and trusts. There are a variety of options available to individuals that can either streamline the process of probate or avoid it all together. A Montgomery County probate attorney from Sallen Law can help determine what legal documentation may right for you and your family in order to avoid probate.

Administration of an Estate, Contesting a Will & the Probate Process

If you have been named the administrator or executor of an estate, you can still obtain legal assistance. Likewise, if you are an heir or individual that feels that there may be an error in a will, an attorney could help you contest the will. Regardless of the situation that you may find yourself in, our Montgomery County probate lawyers at Sallen Law can help with the probate process.

We encourage you to contact our office and schedule a consultation with our team as soon as possible. Our Montgomery County probate lawyer can be reached at (215) 809-3900.


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