At Patterson Law Office, PLLC, attorney Nichole Patterson can assist with probate and estate administration issues. For many people, being named as executor or personal representative of an estate, the process of opening an estate administration case and handling all of the steps can be a daunting challenge.
She will take the time to explain the process and help you complete all of the necessary steps involved with probating an estate in Washington DC or Maryland.
As a personal representative of the estate, you have fiduciary duties to the estate. Having an experienced lawyer to answer your questions and provide guidance can ensure that you will successfully conclude the probate process cost-effectively and without errors or mistakes.
An Aggressive Litigator In Probate Disputes
When a decedent leaves no will, or when their will does not adequately address all the issues that can come up after their death, legal disputes can arise over the fate of their estate. Some common disputes include:
- Challenging the validity of a will
- Challenging how the executor of a will carries out their duties
- Attempting to remove the executor of a will or administrator of an estate
- Contested administration or probate proceedings
- Challenging the sale of property belonging to the estate as a forced sale
In such cases, it is crucial to have an experienced probate litigation attorney on your side. Attorney Patterson will help you assess the strength of your claim to any assets and will work with you to craft and execute a litigation strategy designed to ensure that your interests are reflected in probate proceedings and your loved one's estate passes on to the proper parties.
Ms. Patterson understands that probate disputes can be stressful and emotionally draining, which is why she strives to help her clients resolve their matters as quickly and efficiently as possible while she also approaches each client with empathy for the grief they are experiencing even as their legal matters move forward.
Contact Us For Estate Administration And Probate Help
In your first, consultation, Ms. Patterson will listen closely to the details of your situation and explain how she can help. Whether you are thinking of getting your own estate in order, navigating probate after losing a loved one or facing a legal dispute in probate court, the attorney at Patterson Law Office, PLLC can help. To schedule an appointment, call 202-709-6726 or make an appointment with our online contact form.