Consultations with a probate attorney are helpful.
The first thing to determine is whether or not you loved one has a will. If it does, it’s critical to bring it to the initial appointment with the attorney. It could speed up probate by indicating the location where assets will go. In the absence of a will it will take a lot longer.
Bring a second list of the most assets possible to locate. Recognizing all properties of an estate could take a long time in certain cases, so if you know the list you have isn’t complete take any evidence which demonstrates the locations where funds were held. Think about retirement and bank accounts. Also, take into consideration the value of personal and real estate including cars, as well as real estate. Also, you may want to take copies of wills of relatives that have passed away recently and handed assets to the deceased. This could help the lawyer to find other assets within the estate. 3346776epz.