Comprehensive Probate Services & Trust Administration Livonia, MI
The probate and trust administration processes can be incredibly difficult to navigate if you have never encountered them before. If you represent a person who has recently passed away, the attorneys at Creighton, McLean & Shea, PLC are here to help you navigate the entire process, from fulfilling your legal duties to filing the correct paperwork. We’re ready to support you and fight, if necessary, to help you resolve any contested will disputes or other forms of litigation.
Settling an Estate
We understand that losing a loved one is already an emotional time, and having to settle that person’s legal and financial matters only makes things more difficult. At Creighton, McLean & Shea, our goal is to support you through this complex process, providing you with clear, actionable, and sound guidance throughout the entire administration process. Whether you intend to take an active role in settling the estate or are feeling overwhelmed, we can provide as much or as little guidance as you need.
In the event of a dispute, contest, or challenge to your loved one’s will or trust, we can provide aggressive representation on your behalf. We have extensive knowledge of Michigan’s probate court rules and a categorical understanding of the probate process. No matter how complex or sensitive the details of the case may be, we’ll be there to protect our clients’ rights and property.
Probate & Trust Administration FAQs
- Gathering and distributing estate assets
- Settling the debts of the estate
- Handling all court proceedings
- Resolving contested will disputes and other litigation
- Taking inventory of all trust assets
- Managing and distributing assets to named beneficiaries
- Paying taxes on the estate
- Settling outstanding debts to creditors