Joliet Probate Administration Attorney
Close family members are frequently named as the executor or executrix of a loved one’s estate. While these individuals often have intimate understanding of the deceased individual’s wishes and financial holdings, they are often unfamiliar with how to properly administer the estate in accordance with Illinois probate laws.
Experienced Will County Estate Lawyer
At The Law Office of Dawn R. Underhill, in Joliet, Illinois, we help clients in conducting the probate administration process as efficiently, accurately and cost-effectively as possible. Clients of our Joliet law firm benefit from our probate administration lawyer’s over 25 years of legal experience, compassion toward each client and dedication to solving their legal problems.
As a named executor of the estate, you have a fiduciary duty to ensure the estate is administered properly and in compliance with the law. Attorney Dawn Underhill can advise you through all phases of probate administration so that you can be confident that the process is completed correctly. Our law firm assists clients with:
- Verifying the validity of the will (if there is a will)
- Notifying all parties with a vested interest in the estate (beneficiaries, creditors and others)
- Conducting inventory and accounting of the estate
- Verifying claims against the estate and paying remaining bills or debts
- Creating guardianships for minor children
- Preparing final income taxes and estate tax documents
- Distributing assets to named beneficiaries in the will
- Distributing assets in accordance with Illinois intestacy laws if there is not a will
- Final accounting and closing of the estate
Discuss Your Needs With a Skilled Illinois Probate Lawyer
At The Law Office of Dawn R. Underhill, we are focused on providing clear guidance throughout the entire process so that you can wrap up legal matters, close the estate and move forward in your life.
Contact A Probate Administration Attorney
Schedule a free consultation with Joliet probate administration attorney Dawn R. Underhill by calling The Law Office of Dawn R. Underhill toll free at 877-Law-Dawn (877-529-3296).
Contact attorney Dawn R. Underhill for a free consultation and case review.
The Law Office of Dawn R. Underhill
63 W. Jefferson Street
Joliet, IL 60432